Tagarskoe

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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Tagarskoe

 

a pelotherapy resort in Krasnoiarsk Krai; situated in the Minusinsk Basin on Lake Tagarskoe, 15 km from Minusinsk. Summers are warm, with an average July temperature of 20°C, and winters are cold, with an average January temperature of –20°C; annual precipitation is 350 mm. The mud is oily and viscous, with a strong odor of hydrogen sulfide. Tagarskoe has a sanatorium for the treatment of tuberculosis of the bones and joints.

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