Uptar

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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Uptar

 

an urban-type settlement in Magadan Oblast, RSFSR, under the jurisdiction of the Magadan city soviet. Uptar is located on the Kolyma Highway, 42 km north of Magadan. It has a timber mill, a building-materials plant, and a storage terminal of the Kolyma Hydroelectric Power Plant.

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The artifact, broken into two pieces, comes from the Siberian site of Uptar, located 1,200 miles from the Bering Strait.
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