Vyala (river)

The Vyala (Russian: Вяла) is a river in the southwestern part on the Kola Peninsula, Murmansk Oblast, Russia. The Vyala is a right tributary to the Umba. It is 37 kilometres (23 mi) long, and has a drainage basin of 852 square kilometres (329 sq mi).[1] It flows westwards from Lake Vyalozero through a sparsely populated landscape of forests and bogs. It joins the Umba 16 km north of the Umba's outlet into the White Sea.

Vyala
Исток Вялы.jpg
Location
CountryRussia
Physical characteristics
MouthUmba
 • coordinates
66°46′07″N 34°21′26″E / 66.7686°N 34.3572°E / 66.7686; 34.3572Coordinates: 66°46′07″N 34°21′26″E / 66.7686°N 34.3572°E / 66.7686; 34.3572
Length37 km (23 mi)
Basin size852 km2 (329 sq mi)
Basin features
ProgressionUmbaWhite Sea
Tributaries 
 • rightVilovataya

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Река Вяла in the State Water Register of Russia (Russian)
  • Topographical map 1:200,000 (Map) (1992 ed.). Russian Federation, Murmansk Oblast. § 22.