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Chara

 

a river in Chita and Irkutsk oblasts and the Yakut ASSR; a left tributary of the Olekma River. The Chara measures 851 km in length and drains an area of 87,600 sq km. It originates on the southern slope of the Kodar Range, flows along the Chara Depression, and crosses the range, forming rapids. It is fed by rain, snow, glaciers, and subterranean sources. High water is from May to September. The mean flow rate is 900 cu m per sec.

The Chara freezes over in October, and the ice breaks up in May. Its main left tributary is the Zhuia, and its main right tributary is the Tokko. The river is navigable for a distance of 416 km. The Udokan Ore Region is located in a basin near the river’s upper course. The Baikal-Amur Railroad will pass along the lower course of the Chara.


Chara

 

an old Russian metal drinking vessel used for alcoholic beverages. Chary were short and round, without a base, and featured a flat, horizontal handle attached at the side. They were in common household use in the 16th and 17th centuries.

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