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Jan 11, 2011

Yenisei river

Yenisei (Russia: Енисей), also written as Yenisey [2], is the largest river system that flows into the Arctic Ocean. Rising in Mongolia, he attended courses in the north of the Yenisei Gulf Kara Sea, draining most of central Siberia, the longest river after the Yenisei-Angara-Selenga-Ider.

Upstream section, subject to rapids and flooding, pass through sparsely populated areas. The middle part is controlled by a series of large hydroelectric dams encourage significant Russian primary industry. Most are built by gulag labor in Soviet times, industrial contamination remains a serious problem in the area difficult to police. Moving on through sparsely populated taiga, the Yenisei swells with various creeks and eventually reach the Kara Sea in the remote tundra where he was surrounded by ice for more than half a year.

The maximum depth of the Yenisei River is 80 feet (24 m) and average depth is 45 feet (14 m). The depth of the river out 106 feet (32 m) and the entrance is 101 feet (31 m).


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