Uralic Race

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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Uralic Race

 

a race occupying an intermediate position between the Europeoid race and the Mongoloid race. Members of the Uralic race are characterized by straight dark hair, average development of the tertiary hair cover, moderate skin pigmentation, primarily brown eyes, a well-developed fold on the upper eyelid, a narrow, moderately prominent nose with a concave ridge, and occasionally a somewhat flat face. The Uralic race is found in Western Siberia: Khanty, Mansi, northern Altais, and several groups of Khakas.

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