Ošupis

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Ošupis
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Ošupis to the east from Užkaniavė
Origin Kontininkai, Palanga, Lithuania
Mouth Baltic Sea (Užkaniavė, Palanga, Lithuania)
Basin countries Lithuania
Length 5.4 km (3.4 mi)
Basin area 7.5 km2 (2.9 sq mi)

The Ošupis is a stream[1] in the west of Lithuania in the municipality Palanga in Klaipėda County in Samogitia. The total length of the stream is 5.4 kilometres (3.4 mi) and the drainage basin area is 7.5 square kilometres (2.9 sq mi).[2]

It begins in Kontininkai (in the district of Palanga). It flows at first to the north then from the village Užkanavė to the west and afterward joins the stream Kaniavosis[3] and flows into the Baltic Sea[4] near Užkaniavė (north of Palanga).

Etymology[edit]

Ošupis is composed from the Lithuanian words ošti meaning "foam" and upė meaning "river".

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ošupis, p. 16" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-03-25. 
  2. ^ Gailiušis, B; Jablonskis, J; Kovalenkovienė, M (2001). Lietuvos upės (in Lithuanian). Kaunas: Lietuvos energetikos institutas. p. 617. 
  3. ^ "Confluence Ošupis and Kaniavasis". Maps.lt. Retrieved 2012-03-25. 
  4. ^ "Official classification of the Lithuanian rivers" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-03-25. 

Coordinates: 55°58′45″N 21°04′16″E / 55.97917°N 21.07111°E / 55.97917; 21.07111