Iset (river)

The Iset (Russian: Исеть) in Western Siberia (Russia) flows from the Urals through the Sverdlovsk, Kurgan and Tyumen Oblasts into the Tobol. The city of Yekaterinburg stands on the upper reaches of the river.[1]

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The Iset in Yekaterinburg
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Iset in the Tobol watershed
Physical characteristics
SourceLake Iset
 • coordinates
56°35′55″N 66°17′22″E / 56.59861°N 66.28944°E / 56.59861; 66.28944Coordinates: 56°35′55″N 66°17′22″E / 56.59861°N 66.28944°E / 56.59861; 66.28944
Length606 km (377 mi)
Basin size58,900 km2 (22,700 sq mi)
 • average73.08 m3/s (2,581 cu ft/s)
Basin features
ProgressionTobolIrtyshObKara Sea
 • rightTecha, Miass

The Iset is 606 kilometres (377 mi) long, and has a drainage basin of 58,900 square kilometres (22,700 sq mi).[1][2][3]

The Techa and the Miass are tributaries of the Iset.[2][3]


  1. ^ a b I. M. Khokhutkin; et al. (2008). "1. Biodiversity and Ecology of Hydrobionts...". In Raymund I. Veritas (ed.). Biodiversity Research Developments. New York: Nova Science. p. 4. ISBN 9781604562538.
  2. ^ a b Река Исеть in the State Water Register of Russia (Russian)
  3. ^ a b Olaf M. Johannessen, Vladimir A. Volkov; et al. (2010). "Sources of anthropogenic pollution...". Radioactivity and Pollution in the Nordic Seas and Arctic: Observations . Springer. p. 27. ISBN 9783540498568.