Shmakovka

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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Shmakovka

 

a balneological health resort in Primor’e Krai, RSFSR, 38 km from the Shmakovka railroad station and 340 km from Vladivostok. Summers are warm, with an average July temperature of 21°C, and winters are cold, with an average January temperature of –22°C; precipitation totals 610 mm annually. Therapeutic waters used in the resort come from carbonic hydrocarbonate calcium-magnesium springs and are used for bathing and drinking. Disorders of the digestive organs and the cardiovascular and nervous systems are treated. Shmakovka has a sanatorium and bathhouses.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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