The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
a river in western Komi ASSR, a right tributary of the Vashka (Mezen’ Basin). Length, 152 km; basin area, 1,620 sq km. The Loptiuga River rises in swamps and flows through hilly terrain. It is fed by mixed sources, predominantly snow.
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