Myosha River

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Mişä, Myosha River
Origin Yatmas-Dusay, Kukmorsky District, Tatarstan
Mouth Kuybyshev Reservoir, Kama near Narmonka, Tatarstan
Basin countries Tatarstan, Russia
Length 204 km
Mouth elevation 53
Avg. discharge 1,400 (max)
Basin area 4,180 km²

The Myosha (Tatar Cyrillic: Мишә, Latin: Mişä, Russian: Мёша) is a river in Tatarstan, Russian Federation, a right-bank tributary of the Kama River. It originates in a forest near Yatmas-Dusay village of the Kukmorsky District and flows into the Kuybyshev Reservoir west of Narmonka village. Its length is 204 km and its drainage basin is 4,180 km². The river is fed by snow and rain, and from November till April it is usually frozen.

Major tributaries are Kazkash, Little Myosha, Tyamtibash, Nyrsa, Nurminka, Sula rivers. The maximal water discharge is 1400 m³/s (1979), the maximal mineralization 800–1,000 mg/l. Drainage is regulated. Myosha is a local recreation zone. Since 1978 it has been protected as a natural monument of Tatarstan.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (Tatar) "Мишә". Tatar Encyclopaedia. Kazan: The Republic of Tatarstan Academy of Sciences. Institution of the Tatar Encyclopaedia. 2002. 


Coordinates: 55°27′42″N 49°21′29″E / 55.46167°N 49.35806°E / 55.46167; 49.35806