The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement in Ust’-Iana Raion, Yakut ASSR. Ust’-Kuiga is situated 100 km from the Laptev Sea. The settlement has a landing on the Iana River and a freighttransshipment depot.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.