Temnik

Temnik

 

a river in the Buriat ASSR; a left tributary of the Selenga River. The Temnik is 314 km long and drains an area of 5,480 sq km. It flows in a broad valley between the Khamar-Daban and Malyi Khamar-Daban ranges; branches of the lower Temnik connect the river with Lake Gusinoe. The river is fed mainly by rain; freshets occur in the period from May to September. The mean flow rate 59 km from the mouth is 29 cu m per sec. The Temnik freezes in October or November and opens up in late April or in May.

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The lake formed as a result of breakthrough of the Temnik River runoff (a tributary of the Selenga) towards the Lake Gusinoe depression and the partial filling of the depression via Lake Tsaidam by Tsagan-Ghol channel [1].