The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement in Oimiakonskii Raion, Yakut ASSR. Located at the foot of the Tas-Kystabyt Range, on the Ulakhan-Taryn-Iuriakh River in the Indigirka basin. Gold is mined in the settlement.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.