The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement in Vel’sk Raion, Arkhangel’sk Oblast, RSFSR. Ust’-Shonosha is situated on the Vel’ River of the Severnaia Dvina River basin. The settlement has a railroad station on the Konosha-Kotlas line and a timbertransshipment station.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.