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 (kə-lē′mə, kə-lē-mä′)
A river of northeast Russia rising in the Kolyma Mountains and flowing about 2,150 km (1,335 mi) generally north and northeast to the East Siberian Sea. Its upper course crosses rich gold fields.


(Russian kəliˈma)
(Placename) a river in NE Russia, rising in the Kolyma Mountains north of the Sea of Okhotsk and flowing generally north to the East Siberian Sea. Length: 2600 km (1615 miles)


or Ko•li•ma

(kəˈli mə)

a river in the NE Russian Federation in Asia, flowing NE to the Arctic Ocean. 1000 mi. (1610 km) long.
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Hundreds of Kolyma residents were able to get acquainted with investment projects, the work of business entities, large enterprises of the region
Naturally, the bodies were buried under the upper layer of permafrost soil, on the bank of the Kolyma River," Boris Kershengolts, of the Siberian branch of the Academy of Sciences, told The Independent.
Varlam Shalamov, who spent 20 years in Kolyma, the worst of the gulags, and was one of few able to write about his stay in hell, decided that the worst aspect of Russian character, all the more so of intellectuals, artists and scientists, was their uncritical sycophancy whenever faced with the brutal figure of a semi-literate secret police chief.
tell it still frozen from the snows of kolyma a story of dirty hands a
For example, rating curves for open water conditions on the Yenisey at Igarka and the Lena at Kusur have not been updated since 2003, and the rating curve for open water conditions on the Kolyma at Kolymskoye has not been updated since 1998.
Shirokov's subject of study: the notorious Dal'stroi Trust, which mined gold from the rich deposits on the Kolyma river basin in the northeastern USSR.
The only Hirnantian carbon isotope curve reported from this huge area comes from the Mirny Creek section, representing the Kolyma Region in NE Siberia (Kaljo & Martma 2011; Kaljo et al.
With the aim to determine factors influencing the quality of medical care in remote settlements of Yakutia we conducted an anonymous survey of parents living in 16 districts: Upper Kolyma, Lenskiy, Tomponskiy, Srednekolymskiy, Amginskiy, Verhnevilujskiy, Neryungrinskiy, Ust-Yanskiy, Ust-Maisky, Verkhoyanskiy, Aldanskiy, Olekminskiy, Suntarskiy, Ust-Aldaniy, Namskiy, Megino-Kangalasskiy.
Major rivers such as the Lena, Kolyma and Indigirka run for thousands of kilometres.
Ainsi, de tels groupes apparurent des le XVIIe siecle dans le centre de la Iakoutie--dans la vallee de l'Amga et la peripherie nord-est de la region (la petite ville de Pokhodsk sur la Kolyma et celle de Russkoye Ustye sur l'Indiguirka).
Il en va, en effet, de meme pour Chalamov, autre grand lecteur ; ses admirables Recits de la Kolyma regorgent d'ailleurs de references aux litteratures russes et francaises.
The transformation of illite and chlorite to randomly interstratified illite-smectite and chlorite-smectite respectively in circum-neutral to weakly acidic conditions has been documented for permafrost-affected soils Kriozems (Cryosols) formed in the cold, continental, climate of the Kolyma Lowland, North-East Siberia, as has the extremely weak intensity of chemical weathering of the Yedoma deposits (Alekseev et al.