Vyshnii Volochek Chain

Vyshnii Volochek Chain

 

a morainic (mountain) chain located east of the Valdai Hills, mainly in Kalinin Oblast, RSFSR. Consists of the Torzhok and Udomlia ridges. Extends 300 km (from Rzhev to Torzhok, then Vyshnii Volochek, Udomlia, and Pestovo). It has some hills and ridges with steep slopes, up to 200-230 m absolute altitude and up to 30-50 m relative altitude. The Vyshnii Volochek Chain is composed of rubbly sands and loams. There are numerous lakes. It is covered with pine and spruce forests. Tourism is developed.

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