Pripet


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Pripet:

see PripyatPripyat
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, Pol. Prypeć, river, c.440 mi (710 km) long, rising NW of Kovel, NW Ukraine, near the Polish border, and flowing generally E through the Pripyat Marshes, S Belarus, into the Dnieper River in NE Ukraine.
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Pripet

a river in E Europe, rising in NW Ukraine and flowing northeast into Belarus across the Pripet Marshes (the largest swamp in Europe), then east into the Dnieper River. Length: about 800 km (500 miles)
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Then followed the piston blows of history: just as the Slavs coming from the Pripet Marshes had hurled themselves into the Balkans so came the Turks into Serbia and Bosnia.
A few regions with natural conditions favourable to the production of large bifacial artefacts are in eastern, central and northern Europe: the Upper Volga, Middle Dnieper, south Scandinavia, Volhynia, south Poland, and the upper reaches of the Nemunas and Pripet rivers (Fig.