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The Anabar River is a river in Sakha, Russia, located just west of the Lena River. Its catchment extends into the Putoran Mountains that form the highest part of the Central Siberian Plateau. For the Second World War frigate class, see River class frigate The Murray River in Australia A waterfall on the Ova da Fedoz, Switzerland A river is a large natural waterway. ... The Sakha (Yakutia) Republic (Russian: Респу́блика Саха́ (Яку́тия); Yakut: Саха Республиката) is a federal subject of the Russian Federation (a republic). ... The Russian Federation (Russian: Росси́йская Федера́ция, transliteration: Rossiyskaya Federatsiya or Rossijskaja Federacija), or Russia (Russian: Росси́я, transliteration: Rossiya or Rossija), is a country that stretches over a vast expanse of eastern Europe and northern Asia. ... This article is about the Lena river. ... The Central Siberian Plateau (ru: Среднесиби́рское плоского́рье) is a part of Siberia. ...

Its mean annual discharge is approximately 700 cubic metres per second, concentrated heavily in early summer when the ice that covers the river for most of the year thaws. The Gulf of Anabar is believed to be the easternmost fjord in Russia - defining the point at which the climate during the Last Glacial Maximum became too dry for glaciers to form - one notices a quite clear transition from fjords to deltas at river mouths when the Lena River delta is reached shortly to the east. Summer is one of the four temperate seasons. ... Lysefjorden in Norway A fjord (pronounced FEE-ord or fyord, SAMPA: [fi:3:d] or [faI3:d]; sometimes written fiord) is a glacially overdeepened valley, usually narrow and steep-sided, extending below sea level and filled with salt water. ... Austrias longest glacier, the Pasterze, winds its 8 km (5 mile) route at the foot of Austrias highest mountain, the Grossglockner A glacier is a large, long-lasting river of ice that is formed on land and moves in response to gravity. ... This article is about the Lena river. ... Nile River delta, as seen from Earth orbit. ...

The basin of the Anabar river is notable as the location of the largest concentration of diamond deposits in the world outisde of Africa and Australia. These deposits made the Soviet Union into one of the world's largest producers of diamonds, and remain the economic mainstay of the area. A scattering of round-brilliant cut diamonds shows off the many reflecting facets. ... World map showing location of Africa A satellite composite image of Africa Africa is the worlds second-largest continent in both area and population, after Asia. ... Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is the sixth-largest country in the world, the only country to occupy an entire continent, and the largest in the region of Australasia/Oceania. ... Soviet Union - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins/monobook/IE50Fixes. ...

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List of rivers of Russia information - Search.com (375 words)
Notable rivers of Russia in Europe are the Volga, Don, Kama, Oka and the Northern Dvina, while several other rivers originate in Russia but flow into other countries, such as the Dniepr and the Western Dvina.
In Asia, important rivers are the Ob, Irtysh, Yenisei, Angara, Lena, Amur, Yana, Indigirka and Kolyma.
Rivers that flow into other rivers are ordered by the proximity of their point of confluence to the mouth of the main river, i.e.
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