Bolshaia Kokshaga

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Bol’shaia Kokshaga


a river in Kirov Oblast, RSFSR and Mari ASSR; a left tributary of the Volga. The Bol’shaia Kokshaga is 297 km long, drains a basin of 6,330 sq km, and is fed by snow and rain. It is icebound from early November until April. It is used for floating timber.

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