Map Geologicheskai︠a︡ karta Lenskogo zolotonosnogo raĭona. Геологическая карта Ленского золотоносного района.
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- Geologicheskai︠a︡ karta Lenskogo zolotonosnogo raĭona.
- Геологическая карта Ленского золотоносного района.
- Geological Map of the Lena Gold Fields.
- This map from 1901 depicts a gold mining area in eastern Siberia covering 12 versts (circa 11 kilometers) from north to south and 6 versts (circa 6.5 kilometers) from east to west. The area is located between the Lena and Vitim rivers in the Patom Highland, northwest of Lake Baikal. The map, which is in Russian and French, shows rivers, numerous gold mines, mountains, and highlands. The Vitim River, a large tributary of the Lena, one of the major rivers of Russia, is shown at the bottom of the map. Two other rivers, the Bodaibo and Bodaibokan, come down from the north and join with each other before flowing into the Vitim. At their confluence is the town of Bodaibo, marked on the map as Bodaibo Residence, a center of local gold mining. The legend on the left side of the map displays symbols for mineral deposits found in the area, including alluvium, sandstone containing pyrite, shale and phyllite, quartz veins, biotite granite, and other gold-bearing minerals. Gold first was discovered in the Lena River area in 1843. The gold mining industry developed rapidly in the late 19th century, so that by 1908 some 30,000 workers were employed in the Lena River gold fields. World Digital Library.
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- Saint Petersburg, Russia : [publisher not identified], 
- - Irkutsk Province, Kirenskii uezd
- - Russian Federation
- - Irkutsk Oblast
- - Mnogolistnai︠a︡ karta. V nalichii list No. VI - I. Irkutskai︠a︡ gubernii︠a︡. Kirenskiĭ uezd.
- - Uslovnye znaki: sovremennye otlozhenii︠a︡, peschaniki - 3 gr., glinistye slant︠s︡y. Otmecheny naselennye punkty. Geologicheskiĭ razrez.
- - Original map at: National Library of Russia
- - Многолистная карта. В наличии лист No. VI - I. Иркутская губерния. Киренский уезд.
- - Условные знаки: современные отложения, песчаники - 3 гр., глинистые сланцы. Отмечены населенные пункты. Геологический разрез.
- 1 map ; 56 x 36 cm
- Maps and Atlases from the National Library of Russia
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Geologicheskai︠a︡ karta Lenskogo zolotonosnogo raĭona. [Saint Petersburg, Russia: publisher not identified, 1914] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/2018693893/.
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Geologicheskai︠a︡ karta Lenskogo zolotonosnogo raĭona. [Saint Petersburg, Russia: publisher not identified, 1914] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2018693893/>.