Chaia

Chaia

 

a river in the Buriat ASSR and Irkutsk Oblast, RSFSR; a right tributary of the Lena River. The Chaia is 353 km long and drains an area of 11,400 sq km. It rises on the slopes of the Verkhneangara Ridge and flows primarily through the Severo-Baikal Highland. The Chaia is fed mainly by rain. High water occurs between May and September, when the river is swollen by rain freshets.


Chaia

 

a river in Tomsk Oblast, RSFSR; a left tributary of the Ob’. The Chaia River is formed by the confluence of the Parbig and Bakchar rivers. The Chaia is 194 km long and drains an area of 27,200 sq km. It is fed primarily by snow. High water occurs between mid-April and early July. The mean flow rate is 70 cu m per sec; the maximum flow rate is 950 cu m per sec, and the minimum is 20 cu m per sec. The river freezes over in November, and the ice breaks up in April. The Chaia is used for timber flotation and for shipping.

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