Ilin-Iuriakh

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Ilin-Iuriakh

 

(also I-Iurekh), a river in the Yakut ASSR, a right headstream of the Rossokha River (Alazeia basin). Length, 337 km; basin area, 9,730 sq km. The Uin-Iuriakh rises in the western edge of the Kolyma lowlands. Its two sources are the Khotol and Chaskina-Siane rivers. Lakes cover 15.1 percent of its basin, and it is fed by rain and snow.

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