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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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capital cityof the Sakha Republic( Yakutia), Russia
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It was operated at the frost of minus sixty in Yakutsk, which is probably saying something.
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.
The nearby town of Chersky, with some 5,000 people, has few amenities, and the nearest city, Yakutsk, is a 4-1/2 flight.
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.
The results of such calculations for Yakutsk are presented in Table 16.9.
These stations are Fort Smith (Canada), Valdez (Alaska), and Verkhoyansk, Vilyuysk, and Yakutsk (central Russia).
In: Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Permafrost, Yakutsk, Russia, pp. 746 – 752.
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.
The majority of runways in Norilsk, Yakutsk, Magadan, and other cities may be closed for shorter or longer periods due to lack of maintenance.
Projected decrease in the bearing capacity and durability of foundations in Yakutsk for different increases in air temperature .