Poliarnyi

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Poliarnyi

 

a city in Murmansk Oblast, RSFSR, under the jurisdiction of the Severomorsk city soviet. Situated on the Kola Gulf of the Barents Sea, 40 km north of Murmansk. Population, 17,000 (1974). Poliarnyi has enterprises that serve the fishing industry.


Poliarnyi

 

an urban-type settlement in Shmidt Raion, Chukchi National Okrug, Magadan Oblast, RSFSR, on Chukchi Sea, 90 km from Cape Shmidt. Poliarnyi has an ore-dressing combine that treats gold.

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