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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



a river in Novgorod Oblast, RSFSR, a right tributary of the Pola River (Lake Il’men’ basin). The Polomet’ is 150 km long and drains an area of 2,770 sq km. It originates in Lake Russkoe (area, 2.4 sq km) in the Valdai Hills. The river is fed primarily by snow. The mean flow rate 120 km from the mouth is 7.74 cu m per sec. Timber is floated on the river. In the upper course there are experimental installations of the Valdai Laboratory of the State Hydrologie Institute.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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