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Iski Vintgar.jpg
The Iška Gorge
Origin Bloke Plateau
Basin countries Slovenia
Length 31 km (19 mi)[1]
Source elevation 760 m (2,490 ft)[1]
Mouth elevation 287 m (942 ft)[1]

The Iška (pronounced [ˈiːʃka]) is a river of central Slovenia. Part of the river valley—the Iška Gorge[2] or Iška Canyon[3] (Slovene: Iški vintgar)—separates Lower Carniola from Inner Carniola.[2]:82[4] The river is 31 km (19 mi) long.[1] After flowing past Strahomer, the river follows an almost straight line and joins the Ljubljanica River, and therefore belongs to the Black Sea basin.

The part of the river between Iška Vas and Strahomer disappeared underground during the 2010 Slovenia floods, on the night of 20 September 2010.[5]


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Coordinates: 46°00′N 14°28′E / 46.000°N 14.467°E / 46.000; 14.467