The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement in Iagodnoe Raion, Magadan Oblast, RSFSR, situated in the interfluve between the Debin and Taskan rivers (left tributaries of the Kolyma). Population, 1,600 (1968). Gold is mined here.
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