Erik


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Erik

 

a Turkish term used in the southern European part of the USSR for a channel that connects a river or a separate branch with a flooded lake or flooded lakes with each other. The term also refers to a hollow for one of the temporary streams formed on a flood plain whenever a river overflows.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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