A river of southeast Russia rising in the Stanovoy Range and flowing about 2,250 km (1,400 mi) north and east around the Aldan Plateau then generally northwest to the Lena River north of Yakutsk.
(place) River in EC Russia, flowing north and east into the Lena River: c. 1,700 mi (2,736 km)
Aldan Sentence Examples
The orography of the Aldan region is little known; but travellers who journey from the Aldan (tributary of the Lena) to the Amur or to the Sea of Okhotsk have to cross the same plateau and its border-range.
This conformation is seen in the valley of the Us in West Sayan, in that of the upper Oka and Irkut in East Sayan, in the valley of the Barguzin, the upper Tsipa, the Muya and the Chara, at the foot of the Vitim plateau, as also, probably, in the Aldan.
Basaltic lavas are reported to have been found in the Aldan region.