Çoruh

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Çoruh

 

(Russian, Chorokh), a river in Turkey and the USSR (in the Adzhar ASSR of the Georgian SSR). The Çoruh has a length of 438 km; of this total, 26 km of the lower course are in the USSR. The river drains an area of 22,000 sq km. It flows mainly in a tectonic valley between the Lazistan Ridge and the Çoruh Mountains before emptying into the Black Sea, near Batumi. The mean flow rate is 285 cu m per sec; high water occurs in spring and summer. The Çoruh is used for floating timber and for irrigation. The Turkish city of Bayburt is situated on the river.

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Seasonal and spatial variability of condition and length-weight relationship of European chub (Leuciscus cephalus) inhabited in Upper Coruh River (Turkey).
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1) University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, USA // (2) Artvin Coruh University, Seyitler, Turkey // dearaujoz@missouri.
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Contract Awarded for Lower Coruh Basin Improvement Project Part 1.