Öskemen

(redirected from Ust-Kamenogorsk, Kazakhstan)
Also found in: Dictionary.

Öskemen

(ös`kĭmĭn'), formerly

Ust-Kamenogorsk

(o͝ost'-kəmyĭnəgôrsk`), city (1989 pop. 324,478), NE Kazakhstan, on the Irtysh River and in the foothills of the W Altai Mts. It is a river port and an industrial center with zinc, lead, and titanium-magnesium smelters. There is a large hydroelectric station nearby. The city was founded in 1720 as the Russian military outpost of Ust-Kamennaya.
The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia™ Copyright © 2013, Columbia University Press. Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. www.cc.columbia.edu/cu/cup/
References in periodicals archive ?
'We will require dedication, discipline in training and we will see who has what it takes to stay in the team,' said Vicente upon coming back from Ust-Kamenogorsk, Kazakhstan.
UST-KAMENOGORSK, Kazakhstan - Hisamitsu Springs needed some time to size up Rebisco PSL-Manila but still came up with a performance worthy of a two-time champion team to post a 25-17, 25-10, 25-14 victory Thursday at the start of the Asian Women's Club Championships.
An all-Filipino crew will embark on a daunting task of improving its previous finishes in the tough, import-laden Asian Women's Club Volleyball Championship in Ust-Kamenogorsk, Kazakhstan.