Vorotan

Vorotan

 

a river in Armenian SSR and Azerbaijan SSR (where it is called Bargiushad), left branch of the Araks. Originates on the Karabakh Highland. Length, 178 km; basin area, 5,650 sq km. The Vorotan is a mountain river, which in some sections flows in deep canyon-like gorges. It is fed mainly by snows and underground water. Hydroelectric power plants are being built on the river.

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• Reached UNESCO-protected 9th-century Tatev monastery in the Vorotan Gorge
12 August 2015 - US-based power-generation company ContourGlobal and the Republic of Armenia have closed the acquisition of the assets of the Vorotan hydroelectric facility, the company said.
for domestic consumption Armenia is currently using cheaper electric power of the Vorotan Hydro
The contract has been signed for ContourGlobal to purchase and modernise the Vorotan Hydro Cascade, a series of three hydroelectric power plants totalling 40 MW on the Vorotan River in southern Armenia.
The tramway across the Vorotan River gorge in the country's south spans 5.7 kilometers (3.5 miles), Armenian officials said, longer than the 4.5-kilometer (2.7-mile) Sandia Peak Tramway at the eastern edge of Albuquerque, known as the world's longest passenger tramway.
L'Armenie a inaugure le telepherique le plus long du monde, qui enjambe sur une longueur de 5,7 kilometres les spectaculaires gorges du Vorotan jusqu'au monastere medieval de Tatev, dans le sud de cette ancienne republique sovietique.
Catherine at Mount Sinai, and the museum's current dig at Vorotan, Armenia.
Archaeology professor Susan Alcock, University of Michigan, will discuss "Classical Archaeology in the Caucasus: The Vorotan Project, Southern Armenia." Alcock is co-director of the Vorotan Project, which recently completed its first year of work in Armenia.
In Q1 2014 Vorotan Cascade of Hydro Power Plants cut its output by 4.1% to 228.8mln KWh from 238.6mln KWh in Q1
voltage electric networks CJSC, Yerevan TPP, Analitik, Armenian NPP, Vorotan Cascade of HPPs,