from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A river of southeast Russia rising in the Stanovoy Range and flowing about 2,250 km (1,400 mi) north and east around the Aldan Plateau then generally northwest to the Lena River north of Yakutsk.


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  • “A candidate should have some knowledge about the company where they are interviewing,” warns Harold Laslo, a staffing specialist at the Aldan Troy Group in New York.

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  • “If a candidate has career aspirations and I pick up that they may not have patience before they see advancement or will be badgering HR in regards to advancement, they may not be right for certain companies,” says Harold Laslo, with The Aldan Troy Group, a recruiting firm in New York, adding that small companies tend to be more focused on personality than large ones.

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  • The region's complex and diverse geological structures are extremely rich in minerals and are well known throughout Russia for gold deposits in the Aldan, Indigirka, and Yana River basins, tin in the northeast.

    Northeast Siberian taiga

  • The base of this network are the larger tributaries of the Enisey River, such as the Angara, Podkamennaya Tunguska and Nizhnyaya Tunguska, as well as those of the Lena River, such as the Bilyuy, Vitim, and Aldan.

    East Siberian taiga

  • And Russia's state energy utility, Unified Energy Systems, plans to spend $8.2 billion to build four giant hydropower complexes on the Aldan, Uchur and Timpton rivers in eastern Siberia to help meet China's annual demand for 40 billion kilowatt-hours of power.

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  • They're trying to race a fresh division north of the Chinese spearhead, to made a stand around Aldan, close to where the gold strike is.

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  • The militia first took notice of Kostia when a gang of his was caught trespassing, on the Aldan gold fields along the Lena River.

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  • Sayan, with those of the Olekma, Vitim, and Aldan, all of which are ranged _en échelon_, -- the former from north-west to south-east, and the others from south-west to north-east -- all these belong to one immense Alpine belt bordering that of the plateaus.

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  • The first stage of the journey -- from Okhotsk to Yakutsk -- was about six hundred and fifty English miles, not as the crow flew, but over the Stanovoi mountains in a southwesterly direction to the Maya, by this river's wavering course to the Youdoma, then northwest to the Aldan, and south beside the Lena.


  • On leaving Tandinskaya, we travelled some miles along the river Aldan, a tributary of the Lena, which is dangerous in winter on account of numerous overflows.

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