Pechora River

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Pechora River
Roushie: Печо́ра; Komi: Печӧра; Nenets: Санэроˮ яха
Boat and Pechora.JPG
Boat on the Pechora River
Name oreegin: The Roushie name o the river is a combination o twa wirds in an auld local Nenets dialect, "pe" & "chora". Leeterally it means “Forest dweller”.[1]
Kintra Roushie
States Komi Republic, Nenets Autonomous Okrug
Tributaries
 - left Izhma River, Neritsa River, Pizhma River, Tsilma River, Sula River, Unya River, Northern Mylva River, Velyu River, Lemyu River, Kozhva River, Lyzha River
 - right Ilych River, Podcherye River, Schugor River, Usa River, Laya River, Ersa River, Soz'va River, Shapkina River, Kuya River
Ceeties Naryan-Mar, Pechora, Ust-Tsilma
Soorce Ural Muntains
 - elevation 630 m (2,067 ft)
 - coordinates 62°12′N 59°26′E / 62.200°N 59.433°E / 62.200; 59.433
Mooth Arctic Ocean, Pechora Sea / Barents Sea
 - elevation 0 ft (0 m)
 - coordinates 65°42′0″N 52°28′0″E / 65.70000°N 52.46667°E / 65.70000; 52.46667Coordinates: 65°42′0″N 52°28′0″E / 65.70000°N 52.46667°E / 65.70000; 52.46667
Lenth 1,809 km (1,124 mi)
Basin 322,000 km2 (124,000 sq mi)
Discharge for mooth (monthly average)
 - average 4,100 m3/s (145,000 cu ft/s) [2]
 - max 17,182 m3/s (607,000 cu ft/s)
 - min 643 m3/s (23,000 cu ft/s)
Pechora River catchment aurie an tributaries
Pechora River catchment aurie an tributaries

The Pechora River (Roushie: Печо́ра; Komi: Печӧра; Nenets: Санэроˮ яха) is a river in northwast Roushie which flaes north intae the Arctic Ocean on the wast side o the Ural Muntains. It lies maistly in the Komi Republic but the northrenmaist pairt crosses the Nenets Autonomous Okrug.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Печора" (in russian). Географическая энциклопедия. Retrieved 2012-03-31. 
  2. "Pechora River at Oksino". ArcticNet. Retrieved 2012-03-31.