Kheta (river)

The Kheta (Russian: Хета) is a river in Krasnoyarsk Krai in Russia, left composite of the Khatanga River. The river is 604 kilometres (375 mi) long. The area of its drainage basin is 100,000 square kilometres (39,000 sq mi).[1] The Kheta is formed by the confluence of the Ayan and Ayakli, both of which originate in the Putorana Plateau. The Kheta freezes up in late September or early October and breaks up in late May or the first half of June. Its main tributaries are the Boyarka, Maymecha, and Boganida.[2]

Physical characteristics
 • coordinates
71°54′54″N 102°07′22″E / 71.9150°N 102.1228°E / 71.9150; 102.1228Coordinates: 71°54′54″N 102°07′22″E / 71.9150°N 102.1228°E / 71.9150; 102.1228
Length604 km (375 mi)
Basin size100,000 km2 (39,000 sq mi)
Basin features
ProgressionKhatangaLaptev Sea


  1. ^ Река Хета in the State Water Register of Russia (Russian)
  2. ^ Хета, Great Soviet Encyclopedia