History of city Aliskerovo, Chukotka Autonomous Okrug in photos
A small historical reference
Date of foundation: 1961
History: The settlement was founded in 1961 and named after Russian geologist Aziz Aliskerov, who played a significant role in the discovery and mapping of natural resources in this part of Russia.
By 1968, the settlement had a population of around 2,300 inhabitants. The mines were declared unprofitable and that there was no possibility of developing any other form of economy in 1999 and the settlement was closed along with a number of others in Chukotka. As of 2009, Aliskerovo is included in the list of settlements currently in the process of being liquidated.
Panorama of urban-type settlement Aliskerovo
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