Bolshaia Kheta

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Bol’shaia Kheta


a river in Krasnoiarsk Krai, RSFSR; a left tributary of the Enisei, entering it in its lower reaches. The Bol’shaia Kheta is 646 km long, drains a basin of 20,700 sq km, and flows through the West Siberian Plain. Its bed is twisting. It is fed primarily by snow and is rich in fish.

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