Amguema River

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Amguema River
Амгуэма
Chukchi Sea5AMG.png
Location of the Amguema River course
Amguema.png
Location
CountryRussia
Physical characteristics
Source 
 - coordinates68°49′N 177°24′E / 68.817°N 177.400°E / 68.817; 177.400
Mouth 
 - coordinates
68°15′40″N 177°23′0″W / 68.26111°N 177.38333°W / 68.26111; -177.38333Coordinates: 68°15′40″N 177°23′0″W / 68.26111°N 177.38333°W / 68.26111; -177.38333
Length498 km (309 mi)
Basin size28,100 km2 (10,800 sq mi)
Discharge 
 - average285 m3/s (10,100 cu ft/s)

The Amguema River (Russian: Амгуэ́ма) is a stream located in Far East Siberia. It empties into the Chukchi Sea between Cape Schmidt and Cape Vankarem.

The Chantalveergyn River is a left-side tributary of the Amguema.

It belongs to the Chukotka Autonomous Okrug administrative region of Russia.

Upriver there is the small town of Amguema, where about 600 mostly Chukchi people live.

References[edit]

  • Geographic Location
  • "Hydrographic and Environmental data" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-10-29.
  • Amguema Town