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Snow cover disappeared earlier, from late April in the 1930s to late March in the 1980s.Discontinuous permafrost depth had decreased from 200 m to 100 m during the same period.

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The river, 580-meter (1,900 ft) wide, is crossed by the Irkutsk Hydroelectric Dam and three other bridges downstream.

The Irkut River, from which the town takes its name, is a smaller river that joins the Angara directly opposite the city.

The first train arrived in Irkutsk on August 16 of that year.

By 1900, the city had earned the nickname of "The Paris of Siberia." During the Russian Civil War, which broke out after the October Revolution, Irkutsk became the site of many furious, bloody clashes between the "Whites" and the "Reds".

However, Lake Baikal has a tempering effect thanks to which temperatures in Irkutsk are not as extreme as elsewhere in Siberia.

The warmest month of the year is July, when the average temperature is 18 °C (64 °F), the highest temperature recorded being 37.2 °C (99.0 °F).The city subsequently became the administrative center of Irkutsk Oblast after East Siberian Oblast was divided into Chita Oblast and Irkutsk Oblast.During the Communist years, the industrialization of Irkutsk and Siberia in general was heavily encouraged.Irkutsk is situated in a landscape of rolling hills within the thick taiga that is typical in Eastern Siberia.According to the regional plan, Irkutsk city will be combined with its neighboring industrial towns of Shelekhov and Angarsk to form a metropolitan area with a total population of over a million.The Aleksandr Kolchak monument, designed by Vyacheslav Klykov, was unveiled in 2004.

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