Chagodoshcha

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Chagodoshcha

 

(also Chagoda), a river in Leningrad and Vologda oblasts, RSFSR; a left tributary of the Mologa River (Volga River basin). The Chagodoshcha measures 242 km in length and drains an area of 9,680 sq km. It originates on the Tikhvin Ridge and is fed predominantly by snow. High water is in April and May. The mean flow rate 112 km from the mouth is 58 cu m per sec. The Chagodoshcha freezes in November or December, and the ice breaks up in April or early May. The lower 157 km are part of the Tikhvin Water System.

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