Chuzik

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Chuzik

 

a river in Tomsk Oblast, RSFSR; left headstream of the Parabel’ River in the Ob’ basin. The Chuzik River is 382 km long and drains an area of 9,000 sq km. It flows through the Vasiugan Plain. The river is fed by various sources but predominantly by snow. The mean flow rate 73 km from the mouth is 30.5 cu m per sec. The Chuzik freezes in late October or November, and the ice breaks up in late April or early May. It is used for floating timber. The river is navigable for 210 km from the mouth.

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