Amguema

Amguema

 

or Omvaam, called Vul’vyveem in its upper course, a river in the Chukchi National Okrug. Taking its source in the Chukchi Range, it falls into the Chukchi Sea. The Amguema is 498 km long, and has a basin with an area of 28,100 sq km. The turbulent river has many rapids. There are many lakes in its valley. Tin, tungsten, and gold are found in the river basin.