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History of city Korsakov (Ōtomari), Sakhalin Oblast in photos

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Korsakov - a town in the Sakhalin region in the south of Sakhalin Island, on the coast of Aniva Bay. Date of establishment - 1853. Previous name - Muraviovka post (up to 1854), Korsakov post (until 1905), Ōtomari (until 1946). The city history begins with the founding of the Russian navigator G.I. Nevel'skiy Muraviovka military outpost, named after the governor-general of Eastern Siberia N.N. Muravyov. July 31, 1869 the post was renamed of Korsakov in honor other East Siberian Governor-General - M.S. Korsakov. In 1905, the territory of southern Sakhalin was ceded to Japan, and the post was renamed Otomar (Otomari, Oodomari). Prior to October 1908 there was an administrative center of governorship Karafuto, then moved to Toyohara (Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk). In 1946, the town became part of the Soviet Union.

The city's economy - a few plants for the processing of fish and seafood, fishing enterprises, sea trade port, factory for the production of agar-agar, the base of the oceanic fisheries, factory of corrugated packaging. Near the city operates Russia's only large plant to liquefy natural gas with the wharf complex.

Date of foundation: 1853

Population: 33 056

Korsakov. View on military post, 1891 year
View on military post, 1891
Korsakov. County Police Office, 1891
County Police Office, 1891
Korsakov. Panorama of pier
Panorama of pier, July 10, 1905
Korsakov. Port Ōtomari
Port Ōtomari, 1911-1912 years
Korsakov. Prison, 1890
Prison, 1890
Korsakov. Paper Mill, circa 1930s
Paper Mill, circa 1930s
Korsakov. The bridge crossing in the southern port
The bridge crossing in the southern port, 1925-1930 years
Korsakov. Meeting Prince Regent Hirohito, 1925
Meeting Prince Regent Hirohito, 1925

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After this period photos it becomes public domain. The participants of the Berne Convention are 167 States.


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