Ider River

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Ider River (Mongolian: Идэр гол, lit. "youthful river") is a river in the Khövsgöl and Zavkhan aimags in northwestern Mongolia and is, together with the Delgermörön river, one of the sources of the Selenge river. It is 452 kilometres (281 mi) long, and has a drainage basin of 24,600 square kilometres (9,500 sq mi).[1] The source is in the Khangai range, the confluence with the Delgermörön is in Tömörbulag. The river is frozen 170–180 nights per year. There is a wooden bridge, which was built in 1940, near Jargalant and a concrete bridge in Galt.

Ider River
Ider gol
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Ider River near Jargalant, Khövsgöl
EtymologyMongolian: Ider, "young, youthful")
Native nameИдэр гол
Location
CountryMongolia
AimagsZavkhan, Khövsgöl
Physical characteristics
Source 
 • locationKhangai Mountains
 • coordinates47°54′47″N 97°57′1″E / 47.91306°N 97.95028°E / 47.91306; 97.95028 (approximately)
 • elevation2850 m (approximately)
MouthSelenge
 • location
Olon golyn bilchir
 • coordinates
49°15′40″N 100°40′45″E / 49.26111°N 100.67917°E / 49.26111; 100.67917Coordinates: 49°15′40″N 100°40′45″E / 49.26111°N 100.67917°E / 49.26111; 100.67917
Length452 km (281 mi)
Basin size24,555 km2 (9,481 sq mi)
Discharge 
 • average57 m3/s (2,000 cu ft/s)
Basin features
ProgressionSelengaLake BaikalAngaraYeniseyKara Sea
Tributaries 
 • rightChuluut River
Wooden bridge near Jargalant.

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