Olekma (əlyĕkˈmə) [key], river, c.820 mi (1,320 km) long, rising in the Yablonovy range, SE Siberian Russia. It flows N through Amursk region and the Sakha Republic to the Lena River below Olekminsk.
The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.
More on Olekma from Fact Monster:
See more Encyclopedia articles on: CIS and Baltic Physical Geography