Amur River

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Amur (Sahaliyan river ᠰᠠᡥᠠᠯᡳᠶᠠᠨ ᡠᠯᠠ.SVG)
Heilong Jiang (黑龙江)
река Аму́р
River
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Amur near Verkhnaya Ekon, Khabarovsk Krai, Russia
Name oreegin: Mongolian: amur, "rest")
Kintras Roushie, Cheenae
Pairt o Strait o Tartary
Tributaries
 - left Shilka, Zeya, Bureya, Amgun
 - right Ergune, Huma, Songhua, Ussuri
Ceeties Blagoveschensk, Heihe, Tongjiang, Khabarovsk, Amursk, Komsomolsk-on-Amur, Nikolayevsk-on-Amur
Primar soorce Onon River-Shilka River
 - location Khan Khentii Strictly Protectit Aurie, Khentti Province, Mongolie
 - elevation 2,045 m (6,709 ft)
 - coordinates 48°48′59″N 108°46′13″E / 48.81639°N 108.77028°E / 48.81639; 108.77028
Seicontar soorce Kherlen River-Ergune River
 - location aboot 195 kilometres (121 mi) frae Ulaanbaatar, Khentii Province, Mongolie
 - elevation 1,961 m (6,434 ft)
 - coordinates 48°47′54″N 109°11′54″E / 48.79833°N 109.19833°E / 48.79833; 109.19833
Soorce confluence
 - location Near Pokrovka, Roushie & Cheenae
 - elevation 303 m (994 ft)
 - coordinates 53°19′58″N 121°28′37″E / 53.33278°N 121.47694°E / 53.33278; 121.47694
Mooth Strait of Tartary
 - location Near Nikolaevsk-on-Amur, Khabarovsk Krai, Roushie
 - elevation 0 m (0 ft)
 - coordinates 52°56′50″N 141°05′02″E / 52.94722°N 141.08389°E / 52.94722; 141.08389Coordinates: 52°56′50″N 141°05′02″E / 52.94722°N 141.08389°E / 52.94722; 141.08389
Lenth 2,824 km (1,755 mi) [1]
Basin 1,855,000 km2 (716,220 sq mi) [1]
Discharge for mooth
 - average 11,400 m3/s (402,587 cu ft/s)
 - max 30,700 m3/s (1,084,160 cu ft/s)
 - min 514 m3/s (18,152 cu ft/s)
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Map o the Amur River wattershed

The Amur or Heilong Jiang (Even: Тамур (Tamur), Manchu: ᠰᠠᡥᠠᠯᡳᠶᠠᠨ ᡠᠯᠠ.SVG, Sahaliyan Ula; Cheenese: 黑龙江; pinyin: Hēilóng Jiāng; Roushie: ре́ка Аму́р, IPA: [ɐˈmur]) is the warld's tent langest river, formin the border atween the Roushie Far East an Northeastren Cheenae (Inner Manchurie). The lairgest fish species in the Amur is the kaluga, attainin a length as great as 5.6 metres.[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Amur River". Encyclopaedia Britannica. Universitat de Valencia. 1995. Archived frae the oreeginal on 2011-04-13. Retrieved 2010-03-19. 
  2. C.Michael Hogan. 2012. Amur River. Encyclopedia of Earth. Topic ed. Peter Saundry