Amguema

Amguema

 

or Omvaam, called Vul’vyveem in its upper course, a river in the Chukchi National Okrug. Taking its source in the Chukchi Range, it falls into the Chukchi Sea. The Amguema is 498 km long, and has a basin with an area of 28,100 sq km. The turbulent river has many rapids. There are many lakes in its valley. Tin, tungsten, and gold are found in the river basin.

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Birds arrived on coastal lagoons between the Chukchi Sea and the East Siberian Sea in the general region of the Amguema River, where they remained briefly and then migrated rapidly westward to the Kolyma-Indigirka lowlands (Fig.
Nearshore sites used by these birds included the northern Gulf of Anadyr, the mouth of the Amguema River in Chukotka, Russia, and Hagemeister Island and the Kuskokwim Shoals, in the eastern Bering Sea of Alaska (Fig.
At the eastern edge of the range, a single male briefly used an inland area near the Amguema River on the Chukotka Peninsula.