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  • A city of east-central Russia on the Lena River. It was founded as a fort in 1632.

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  • proper noun The capital city of the Sakha Republic (Yakutia), Russia

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Examples

  • It was operated at the frost of minus sixty in Yakutsk, which is probably saying something.

    Russian Aviation Agency Official, Interview Excerpts

  • Even in the remote Arctic and sub-Arctic, people are abandoning small villages or a life in the bush to flock to places like Fairbanks, Alaska; Fort McMurray, Canada; and Yakutsk, Russia.

    Unfreezing Arctic Assets

  • The nearby town of Chersky, with some 5,000 people, has few amenities, and the nearest city, Yakutsk, is a 4-1/2 flight.

    Russian Scientist Working To Recreate Ice Age Ecosystem

  • Most of the models projected that most locations would be at least marginally suitable for all of the cereal grains by the end of the century, although the low-extreme models, using GDD5, projected that only Fairbanks, Fort Vermillion, Thompson, Goose Bay, Novosibirsk, and Yakutsk would be well-suited for wheat by 2090.

    Agriculture in the Arctic

  • The results of such calculations for Yakutsk are presented in Table 16.9.

    Infrastructure and climate in the Arctic

  • These stations are Fort Smith (Canada), Valdez (Alaska), and Verkhoyansk, Vilyuysk, and Yakutsk (central Russia).

    Permafrost and infrastructure in the Arctic

  • In: Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Permafrost, Yakutsk, Russia, pp. 746 – 752.

    Permafrost and infrastructure in the Arctic

  • The GFDLR30_ c projections indicate that potatoes could be grown in all locations except Reykjavik, Tromsø, Rovaniemi, and Magadan (marginal at Umeå and Archangelsk) by 2030, while the low-extreme models (HadCM3 and CSM_1. 4) projected suitable climates only in Fairbanks, Fort Vermillion, Thompson, Goose Bay, Novosibirsk, and Yakutsk.

    Agriculture in the Arctic

  • The majority of runways in Norilsk, Yakutsk, Magadan, and other cities may be closed for shorter or longer periods due to lack of maintenance.

    Infrastructure and climate in the Arctic

  • Projected decrease in the bearing capacity and durability of foundations in Yakutsk for different increases in air temperature [18].

    Infrastructure and climate in the Arctic

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