The Tsipa (Russian: Ципа) is a western, left tributary of the Vitim in Buryatia, Russia. It is 692 kilometres (430 mi) long, and has a drainage basin of 42,200 square kilometres (16,300 sq mi).[1] Maksim Perfilyev was the first Russian to reach the Tsipa in 1640.[2]

Tsipa
Ципа.jpg
Location
CountryRussia
Physical characteristics
MouthVitim
 • coordinates
55°22′44″N 115°55′57″E / 55.379°N 115.9325°E / 55.379; 115.9325Coordinates: 55°22′44″N 115°55′57″E / 55.379°N 115.9325°E / 55.379; 115.9325
Length692 km (430 mi)
Basin size42,200 km2 (16,300 sq mi)
Basin features
ProgressionVitimLenaLaptev Sea

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Река Ципа (Верх. Ципа, Ниж. Ципа) in the State Water Register of Russia (Russian)
  2. ^ Lantzeff, George V., and Richard A. Pierce (1973). Eastward to Empire: Exploration and Conquest on the Russian Open Frontier, to 1750. Montreal: McGill-Queen's U.P.