Uzola Usola

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Uzola (Usola)


a river in Gorky Oblast, RSFSR; a left tributary of the Volga River. The Uzola is 147 km long and drains an area of 1,920 sq km. It flows along the western edge of the Volga-Vetluga Lowland. The river is fed mainly by snow. It freezes in November, and the ice breaks up in April. The Uzola is used for timber flotation.

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