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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



an urban-type settlement in Khvoinaia Raion, Novgorod Oblast, RSFSR. The settlement is situated on the Pes’ River (Volga River basin). It has a railroad station on the Moscow-Leningrad line. It also has a logging and timber distribution establishment.



a river in Novgorod and Vologda oblasts, RSFSR, a right tributary of the Chagoda River, which is known as Chagodo-shcha in the lower reaches, where it flows in the Volga River basin. The Pes’ is 145 km long and drains an area of 2,730 sq km. It rises in Lake Rakitinskoe (area, 2.7 sq km). It is fed primarily by snow. The mean flow rate 123 km from the mouth is 6.4 cu m per sec. The Pes’ freezes in November or December, and the ice breaks up in April or early May. Timber is floated on the river.

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The Chippaux-Smirak index detected a higher prevalence of flat feet than Clarke's angle, while in turn Clarke's angle detected a higher prevalence of pes cavus than the Chippaux-Smirak index.
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