Mokoritto

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Mokoritto

 

a river in Taimyr (Dolgan-Nenets) National Okrug, Krasnoiarsk Krai, RSFSR; a left tributary of the Piasina River. The river is 310 km long and drains an area of 4,500 sq km. The Mokoritto flows along the western edge of the Northern Siberian Lowland; it meanders in its lower course. The river is fed by snow and rain. High water occurs in spring and summer; the river is at its lowest level in winter.

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