Przemsza


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Przemsza

 

a river in southern Poland, a left tributary of the Vistula. It is 88 km long and drains an area of 2,100 sq km; the mean flow rate is approximately 20 cu m per sec. The Przemsza flows in a canalized channel through the Upper Silesian coal field. The flow is regulated by dams. The river is used to supply water to industrial enterprises and for shipping coal.

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Research points have been concentrated on the triassic outcrops along the valley of Przemsza river, between the Jelen and Chelmek-points: 645G, JEKA, IJMG, GGOG, CHEG, LIBG, SMUG--(Fig.