The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement in Iagodnoe Raion, Magadan Oblast, RSFSR. Orotukan is located on the Kolyma highway, 400 km north of Magadan. It has a plant that produces mining equipment, including drilling rigs.
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