Cheremosh(redirected from Cheremosh River)
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(also Cheremoshel’), a river in the western Ukrainian SSR, a right tributary of the Prut River. The Cheremosh is 80 km long and drains an area of 2,560 sq km. It is formed by the confluence of the Chernyi Cheremosh (87 km) and Belyi Cheremosh (51 km), which flow from the Eastern Carpathians. The Cheremosh is fed by mixed sources, but mainly by rain. The average flow rate below the confluence of the Chernyi Cheremosh and Belyi Cheremosh is 26.6 cu m per sec. The river is used for floating timber. The cities of Vizhnitsa and Vashkovtsy are situated on the Cheremosh.