These settlements was once prospering and good, they have been inhabited by miners, airport staff. fishermen, reindeer-breeders. Immediately Chukotka has many ghost settlements left by individuals – Valkumey, Apapelgino, Yanranay, Komsomolskiy. It’s onerous to consider now that as much as 4 thousand individuals lived in a few of them. The mines have been deactivated, and the settlements have been doomed to die.
In 1989 Valkumei was inhabited by nearly 4 000 individuals.
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The Arctic ocean