Vepsovskaia Elevation

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Vepsovskaia Elevation

 

an elevation in the northern part of the Eastern European plain (on the upper course of the Oiat’, Megra, and other rivers), between Lakes Onega, Ladoga, and Beloe. The Vepsovskaia Elevation is part of the watershed of the rivers in the basins of the Baltic and Caspian seas. The highest point is 304 m. The Vepsovskaia Elevation is composed of limestones. Rolling, morainic terrain is characteristic. It is rich in sinkholes, lakes, and marshes.

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