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This is bounded on the north by the North Siberian, or Khatanga, Lowland,
beyond which the uplands of the Taymyr Peninsula rise to 3,760 feet (1,146
metres), while to the east, in the middle basin of the Lena, lies the Central Yakut
Until the early 1970s there was little new building east of Lake Baikal. The largest
single project under construction in the middle of the decade, however, was the
Baikal-Amur Mainline, linking existing railheads at Bratsk and Komsomolsk-na- ...
The early success of the Dutch gave them a temporary monopoly on pepper,
forcing the price of that spice in England to rise from two shillings and eightpence
to eight shillings per pound East India in 1599. The London merchants acted ...
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