Šešuvis

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Šešuvis River
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Šešuvis River
Origin Šienlaukis village in Raseiniai district
Mouth Jūra River near Tauragė
Basin countries Lithuania
Length 115 km (71 mi)
Avg. discharge 16.4 m3/s (580 cu ft/s) at mouth
Basin area 1,916 km2 (740 sq mi)

The Šešuvis is a river in western Lithuania and the main tributary of the Jūra River.[1] Šešuvis begins 12 km (7.5 mi) northwest of Raseiniai and flows mostly in the southwest direction. Its main tributaries are the Ančia, Šaltuona, Agluona, Žalpė, and Įkojis rivers. There are almost no lakes in Šešuvis' basin therefore its water level is subject to great seasonal fluctuations.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (Lithuanian) "Jūros pabaseinis". Aplinkos apsaugos agentūra. 2009-04-27. Retrieved 2009-07-13. 
  2. ^ (Lithuanian) "Šešuvis". Zvejams.lt. 2003-12-22. Retrieved 2009-07-13. 

Coordinates: 55°13′05″N 22°15′13″E / 55.21806°N 22.25361°E / 55.21806; 22.25361