The Amga (Russian: Амга; Yakut: Амма) is a river in Sakha (Yakutia), Russia. The length of the river is 1,462 kilometres (908 mi). The area of its basin is 69,300 square kilometres (26,800 sq mi). The Amga freezes up in the first half of October and stays under the ice until May. Many different kinds of Fish can be found in the Amga river.
Amga River near Verkhnyaya Amga
|• location||Aldan Highlands|
|Length||1,462 km (908 mi)|
|Basin size||69,300 km2 (26,800 sq mi)|
|• average||178 m3/s (6,300 cu ft/s)|
|Progression||Aldan→ Lena→ Laptev Sea|
The river has its source in the Aldan Highlands. It forms the eastern limit of the Lena Plateau. It is the biggest tributary of the Aldan, which it joins on the left bank a few miles west of Khandyga.
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