Merkys


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Merkys

 

(Russian name, Merkis), a river in the southern Lithuanian SSR (it originates in Byelorussian SSR), a right tributary of the Nemunas (Neman). Length, 206 km; basin area, 4, 440 sq km.

The Merkys originates in the Oshmiany Upland (Aŝmena Upland). It is meandering in its upper and lower courses; it is fed primarily by groundwaters. There is high water from March through May. At 14 km from its mouth, the mean flow rate is 35.2 cu m per sec; the maximum flow rate is 498 cu m per sec. There is ice on the river from December through March, but the river does not freeze over for long (up to 1.5 months). The Merkys is used for floating timber.

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Source apportionment and retention of nutrients and organic matter in the Merkys river basin in southern Lithuania, Journal of Environmental Engineering and Landscape Management 16: 195-204.
prietaru, stereotipu paplitimas bei identifikavimas Diskriminuojantys Pasireiskia konfliktiskais santykiais, mobingo veiksmai puolimo galimybemis, daznumu, veikiant per socialinius santykius, puolant darbuotojo socialines paziuras, puolant kasdieneje profesineje sferoje, asmens sveikatos srityje Veiksnys Saltiniai Saugumo/apibreztumo West 1990; Merkys et al.
She was born in Krastai, Lithuania to Jonas and Anele (Blinkys) Merkys.
For a more detailed analysis of Sventoji port construction history, see the works written by Simoliunas (1933), who directly participated in the port construction, as well as the works of Merkys (1934) and Zaromskis (2008).
The present study focuses on TN loads to the River Nemunas from the Lithuanian territory at the monitoring site Smalininkai in the River Nemunas and outlets of the main tributaries the Merkys, the Neris, the Nevezis and the Dubysa (Fig.
She was born in Dusetos Zarasai in Lithuania, daughter of Jonas Merkys and Anele Blinkaite.
river vary from 10 to 20%, the ones in Ula, Merkys and Neris rivers vary only within the range of 5-10%.