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Verkhoyansk Range

Verkhoyansk Range, mountain chain, ca. 1000 km (600 m.) long, E Siberian Russia, in the Sakha Republic. It forms a vast arc along the Lena and Aldan rivers and rises to ca. 2,480 m (8,150 ft) in the south. There are coal, silver, lead, and zinc deposits. The world's lowest temperatures for inhabited places have been recorded in this region