The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement in Sakhalin Oblast, RSFSR. Located on the west coast of Sakhalin Island on the bank of the Tatar Strait, 31 km north of Aleksandrovsk-Sakhalinskii and 60 km northwest of the Tymovskoe railroad station. Coal is mined there.
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