The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement in Ust’-Maia Raion, Yakut ASSR. Ust’-Maia has a wharf on the left bank of the Aldan River at the point where the river is joined by the Maia River, 400 km southeast of Yakutsk. The settlement has a livestock-raising sovkhoz.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.