- Yaksha, Komi Republic
Yaksha ( _ru. Якша) is a settlement in
Troitsko-Pechorsky Districtof the Komi Republic, Russia, located in the upper streams of the Pechora River. Population: 1,218 (2002 Census)Fact|date=February 2007; 1,793 (1989 Census)Fact|date=February 2007. The Pechora is not navigable above Yaksha, and even Yaksha itself is reachable by boat only during the late spring and early summer, when the water level is higher. In the past, Yaksha was the northern (Pechora) end of the portageroad connecting Cherdynin the Kama Riverbasin with the Pechora. A project of building a narrow-gauge railroadin the area to connect the Pechora Basin with that of Kama was considered in the late 19th century, but never acted upon. The 20th century plans for a Pechora-Kama Canalcame to nought as well.
Since 1935, the main office of
Pechora-Ilych Nature Reservehas been located in Yaksha.
* [http://www.pechora-portal.ru/biblio/pechorabook/ex.html?/biblio/pechorabook/1991pechorabook002.htm Alexander Nikolaevich Shuvalov (Александр Николаевич Шувалов), "Pechora's White Nights" (БЕЛЫЕ НОЧИ ПЕЧОРЫ)] (A guidebook). Moscow, Profizdat, 1991. ru icon
* [http://www.cultinfo.ru/fulltext/1/001/007/079/79063.htm Печорские волока] (Pechora Portages) in
Brockhaus and Efron Encyclopedic Dictionaryru icon
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