Bikin (river)

The Bikin (Russian: Бики́н) is a river in Primorsky and Khabarovsk Krais in Russia. It is a right tributary of the Ussuri, and is 560 kilometres (350 mi) long, with a drainage basin of 22,300 square kilometres (8,600 sq mi).[1] Its main tributaries are the rivers Alchan, Klyuchevaya, Kontrovod and Zeva.

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Location
CountryRussia
Physical characteristics
MouthUssuri
 • coordinates
46°51′07″N 134°02′12″E / 46.85194°N 134.03667°E / 46.85194; 134.03667Coordinates: 46°51′07″N 134°02′12″E / 46.85194°N 134.03667°E / 46.85194; 134.03667
Length560 km (350 mi)
Basin size22,300 km2 (8,600 sq mi)
Basin features
ProgressionUssuriAmurSea of Okhotsk

The town Bikin is situated on the river Bikin. In 2015, a significant portion of the Bikin basin was incorporated into the creation of Bikin National Park, one of the major protected areas of the Russian Federation.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Река БИКИН in the State Water Register of Russia (Russian)