Polousnyi Ridge

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Polousnyi Ridge

 

a mountain ridge in the northeastern Yakut SSR. Extending from the sources of the Khroma River to the Indigirka river, it is approximately 175 km long and rises to an elevation of 968 m. It consists of low mountain massifs. The lower parts of the slopes are covered with sparse larch forests; higher up there is mountain tundra.

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