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an urban-type settlement and the administrative center of Ust’-Kamchatsk Raion, Kamchatka Oblast, RSFSR. Located on the east coast of the Kamchatka Peninsula, 522 km from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskii, Ust’-Kamchatsk is a port on the Pacific Ocean at the mouth of the Kamchatka River. The settlement has a fish-processing combine and enterprises of the wood-products industry.

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the village of Ust-Kamchatsk, a representative of the Russian Academy
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