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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



an urban-type settlement and the administrative center of Oimiakon Raion, Yakut ASSR. Ust’-Nera is located at the confluence of the Nera River with the Indigirka, 870 km northeast of Yakutsk. The settlement has an ore-dressing and gold-mining combine.

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