Syun River

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Sön, Syun River
Origin Bashkortostan, Russia
Mouth Nizhnekamsk Reservoir, Belaya River (Kama basin), Bashkortostan
Basin countries Bashkortostan and Tatarstan, Russia
Length 209 km
Avg. discharge 14,8
Basin area 4,500 km²

The Syun (Bashkir: Сөн, Russian: Сюнь, Tatar Cyrillic: Сөн, Latin: Sön) is a river in Bashkortostan and Tatarstan, Russian Federation, a left-bank tributary of the Belaya River (Kama basin). Its length is 209 km (74 of them in Tatarstan) and its drainage basin is 4,500 km². Major tributaries in Tatarstan are Kalmiya, Sikiya, Terpelya, Bezyada, and Sharan in Bashkortostan. The maximal water discharge is 655 m³/s (1979), the maximal mineralization 500-1000 mg/l. Average sediment in mouth per year is 120 mm. Drainage is regulated. Since 1978 it is protected as natural monument of Tatarstan.[1]

References[edit]

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

Coordinates: 55°43′11″N 54°16′37″E / 55.71972°N 54.27694°E / 55.71972; 54.27694