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Dvina

(dvēnä`) or

Northern Dvina,

Rus. Severnaya Dvina, river, c.465 mi (750 km) long, N European Russia. It is formed near Veliki Ustyug by the union of the Sukhona and Yug rivers, flows N past Kotlas, then turns northeast, and empties into Dvina Bay, an arm of the White Sea, just below Arkhangelsk. It is connected with the Volga-Baltic Waterway by the Sukhona River and the Northern Dvina Canal.

Dvina

or

Western Dvina,

Ger. Düna, Latvian Daugava, Rus. Zapadnaya Dvina, river, c.635 mi (1,020 km) long, in Russia, Belarus, and Latvia. Rising in the Valdai Hills, it flows S and then generally W past Velizh and through Belarus, past Vitebsk and Polotsk, and through Latvia, past Daugavpils and Riga, into the Gulf of Riga, an arm of the Baltic Sea. It is navigable in its upper course, but, because of rapids and hydroelectric dams, is only partly navigable in its lower course. The Dvina's main port is Riga, and the river is connected by canal with the Berezina and the Dnieper rivers.

Dvina

1. Northern. a river in NW Russia, formed by the confluence of the Sukhona and Yug Rivers and flowing northwest to Dvina Bay in the White Sea. Length: 750 km (466 miles)
2. Western. a river rising in W Russia, in the Valdai Hills and flowing south and southwest then northwest to the Gulf of Riga. Length: 1021 km (634 miles)
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More considerable ranges are registered in a floodplain of Northern Dvina on a cryoclimatic scale and illumination-shading for a foxtail meadow, fescues meadow, a meadow grass and Veronica longifolia.
Of the above-mentioned factories, all but Energiia and Dvina came to be identified as main centers of support for the United Opposition.
It includes a huge 1711 panorama of Moscow, a 1656 map showing "the procession of Muscovites," a 1662 map of the north Dvina River, described as the only waterway into Muscovite; and two rare 1570 and 1606 maps of Tataria, or Tatar, basically the Mongol Empire.
Esta cidade e situada no delta do Rio Dvina que desagua no Mar Branco (um braco do Mar de Barentz, no Oceano Glacial Artico).
Lozoviki (55[degrees]16'N, 28[degrees]07'E) is a dystrophic lake, situated in a glacial hollow in the terminal moraine ridge of the Poozerye district and belonging to the Western Dvina River basin (Fig.
He uses the map of Livonia and Estonia where the Livonians inhabit the territory covering the districts on the West Bank of the River Western Dvina up to Parnu in Estonia (see Figure 1) (Christiansen [1980] 1997 : map on p.
The landscape is a series of raised terrace plains at 110-200 m elevation within the Severnai Dvina River drainage; 64% was forest dominated by conifers (55%, mostly Abies spp.
These Slavic tribes are localised in the area between the river Pripiat and the Western Dvina as well as the upper Dnieper and the Sozh.
Here are a continuation of an article on the Iron Age in the Mediterranean, contributions to the continuing Al Mina debate, a study of local schools in Thracian Toreutics of the fourth century BC in a broader context, and a chronology of cultural transformations in the basins of the Upper Dneiper and Western Dvina in the first to fifth centuries AD.
Los cursos principales son: Danubio, Dniester, Dnieper, Don, Volga, Ural, Pechora Dvina y Onega.
In Moscow there is talk of the retreat of our army all the way to the Dvina, while the French had already reached Disna not far away.
Signalons que la Suchana et le Iug, apres leur union, perdent leur nom et s'appellent desormais Dvina, etc.