North Keltma River

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North Keltma River
Severnaya Dvina eng.svg
Scheme of the Severnaya Dvina River Basin.
Mouth Vychegda River
Basin countries Russia
Length 155 km (96 mi)
Basin area 7,960 km2 (3,070 sq mi)

North Keltma (Russian: Северная Кельтма) is a river in Komi Republic, Russia, left tributary of Vychegda River. It is 155 km in length, with area of drainage basin 7,960 km². It starts in extreme south of Komi republic, near the border with Perm Krai. Flows into Vychegda near settlement Kerchomya. There are many swamps along the river.

River freezes up in the early November and stays under the ice until early May. Connected with South Keltma River by Northern Catherine Canal, that was constructed in 1785 – 1822, but acted only 16 years.

Main tributaries:

  • Left: Okos, Voch, Vol;
  • Right: El, Michael


Coordinates: 61°28′40″N 53°58′44″E / 61.47778°N 53.97889°E / 61.47778; 53.97889