Ob River

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Ob (Обь)
River
Ob u Barnaulu.jpg
Near Barnaul
Kintra Roushie
Regions Altai Krai, Novosibirsk Oblast, Tomsk Oblast, Khanty–Mansi Autonomous Okrug, Yamalia
Tributaries
 - left Katun River, Anuy River, Charysh River, Aley River, Parabel River, Vasyugan River, Irtysh River, Northern Sosva River
 - right Biya River, Berd River, Inya River, Tom River, Chulym River, Ket River, Tym River, Vakh River, Pim River, Kazim River
Ceeties Biysk, Barnaul, Novosibirsk, Nizhnevartovsk, Surgut
Primar soorce Katun River
 - location Belukha Muntain, Altai Republic
 - elevation 2,300 m (7,546 ft)
 - coordinates 49°45′0″N 86°34′0″E / 49.75000°N 86.56667°E / 49.75000; 86.56667
Seicontar soorce Biya River
 - location Loch Teletskoye, Altai Republic
 - elevation 434 m (1,424 ft)
 - coordinates 51°47′11″N 87°14′49″E / 51.78639°N 87.24694°E / 51.78639; 87.24694
Soorce confluence Near Biysk
 - elevation 195 m (640 ft)
 - coordinates 52°25′54″N 85°01′26″E / 52.43167°N 85.02389°E / 52.43167; 85.02389
Mooth Gulf o Ob
 - location Ob Delta, Yamalia
 - elevation 0 m (0 ft)
 - coordinates 66°32′02″N 71°23′41″E / 66.53389°N 71.39472°E / 66.53389; 71.39472Coordinates: 66°32′02″N 71°23′41″E / 66.53389°N 71.39472°E / 66.53389; 71.39472
Lenth 3,650 km (2,268 mi)
Basin 2,972,497 km2 (1,147,688 sq mi)
Discharge for Salekhard
 - average 12,475 m3/s (440,550 cu ft/s) [1]
 - max 40,200 m3/s (1,419,650 cu ft/s)
 - min 2,360 m3/s (83,343 cu ft/s)
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Cairt o the Ob River wattershed

The Ob River (Roushie: Обь), an aa Obi, is a major river in western, Siberia, russia an is the warld's fift langest river. It is the wastrenmaist o the three great Siberie rivers that flae intae the Arctic Ocean the ither twa bein the Yenisei River a the Ob River). The Gulf o Ob is the world's largest estuary.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Ob River at Salekhard". River Discharge Database. Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment. 1930-present. Retrieved 2010-11-06.  Check date values in: |date= (help)