Lena River

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Lena River (Лена, Өлүөнэ)
River
Lena wattershed
Kintra Roushie
Tributaries
 - left Kirenga, Vilyuy
 - right Vitim, Olyokma, Aldan
Source
 - location Baikal Muntains, Irkutsk Oblast, Roushie
 - elevation 1,640 m (5,381 ft)
Mouth Lena Delta
 - location Arctic Ocean, Laptev Sea
Length 4,472 km (2,779 mi)
Basin 2,500,000 km2 (965,255 sq mi)
Discharge for Laptev Sea[1]
 - average 16,871 m3/s (595,794 cu ft/s)
 - max 241,000 m3/s (8,510,835 cu ft/s)
 - min 366 m3/s (12,925 cu ft/s)

The Lena (Roushie: Ле́на‎, IPA: [ˈlʲenə]; Sakha: Өлүөнэ, Ölüöne) is the eastrenmaist o the three great Siberie rivers that flaw intae the Arctic Ocean (the ither twa bein the Ob River an the Yenisei River). It is the 11t langest river in the warld an haes the 9t lairgest wattershed. It is the greatest river whose wattershed is entirely within Roushie territorial boondaries.

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  1. http://www.abratsev.narod.ru/biblio/sokolov/p1ch23b.html, Sokolov, Eastern Siberia // Hydrography of USSR. (in Russian)