Izhma


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Izhma

 

until 1957 the name of the city of Sosnogorsk, Komi ASSR.


Izhma

 

(also, Iz’va), a river in Komi ASSR, the left tributary of the Pechora. Length, 531 km; basin area, 31,000 sq km. It originates in the southern part of the Timan Range. The river is fed primarily by snow. The mean annual flow rate 154 km from the mouth is 203 cu m per sec. The Izhma freezes in mid-November and thaws in mid-May. The river’s largest tributaries are the Ukhta (left), the Aiiuva (right), and the Sebys’ (right). Logs are floated on the Izhma, and it is navigable from Ust’-Ukhta.

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