Vatinskii Egan

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Vatinskii Egan

 

a river in the Khanty-Mansi National Okrug, Tiumen’ Oblast, RSFSR; a right tributary of the Ob’. Length, 593 km; basin area, 3,190 sq km. The Vatinskii Egan rises on the southern slopes of the Aganskii Uval and flows through a marshy taiga. It is fed primarily by snow. There are deposits of petroleum and natural gas in the basin of the Vatinskii Egan.

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