Ezhuga

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Ezhuga

 

a river, chiefly in Arkhangelsk Oblast, RSFSR; a right-bank tributary of the Pinega. The Ezhuga is 165 km long and drains an area of 2,850 sq km. Along its upper reaches it flows through a hilly region, which changes to a marshy plain along its lower parts. The Ezhuga takes a meandering course. It is fed from a variety of sources (chiefly melting snow). The average annual discharge of water is about 13.5 cu m per sec.

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