Khemchik

The Khemchik (Russian: Хемчик) is a river in Tuva in Russia, a left tributary of the Yenisey. The length of the river is 320 km, the area of its drainage basin is 27,000 km².[1] The Khemchik freezes up in November and remains icebound until late April - early May. Its main tributaries are the Alash and Ak-Sug from the left, and the Barlyk and Chadan from the right.[2] The town Ak-Dovurak is located in the valley of the Khemchik.[2]

Khemchik
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The Khemchik near Kyzyl-Mazhalyk
Location
CountryRussia
Physical characteristics
MouthYenisey
 • coordinates
51°44′07″N 92°11′30″E / 51.7353°N 92.1918°E / 51.7353; 92.1918Coordinates: 51°44′07″N 92°11′30″E / 51.7353°N 92.1918°E / 51.7353; 92.1918
Length320 km (200 mi)
Basin size27,000 km2 (10,000 sq mi)
Basin features
ProgressionYeniseyKara Sea
Basin of the Yenisey

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Река Хемчик (Кемчик) in the State Water Register of Russia (Russian)
  2. ^ a b Хемчик, Great Soviet Encyclopedia