[kuh-lee-muh; Russian kuh-li-mah]
- a river in the NE Russian Federation in Asia, flowing NE to the Arctic Ocean. 1000 miles (1610 km) long.
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Eastward they are found on the Kolyma, and westward as far as the Yenisey.The Natural History of the Varieties of Man
Robert Gordon Latham
The name as given in that locality was more like Killamoo than Kolyma.In Search of a Siberian Klondike
Homer B. Hulbert
Several attempts were also made to navigate the sea from the Lena to the Kolyma.
On the Kolyma, where he arrived on the 30th of December, in longitude 164°, he met the Russian polar expedition.
On the summit is a wooden cross marking the boundary between the Kolyma and Verkhoyansk districts.From Paris to New York by Land
Harry de Windt
- a river in NE Russia, rising in the Kolyma Mountains north of the Sea of Okhotsk and flowing generally north to the East Siberian Sea. Length: 2600 km (1615 miles)
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