Oust

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Oust
Oust à Josselin.jpg
Oust river in Josselin
Oust (rivière).png
Location
CountryFrance
Physical characteristics
Source 
 ⁃ locationBrittany
Mouth 
 ⁃ location
Vilaine
 ⁃ coordinates
47°37′50″N 2°5′49″W / 47.63056°N 2.09694°W / 47.63056; -2.09694 (Vilaine-Oust)Coordinates: 47°37′50″N 2°5′49″W / 47.63056°N 2.09694°W / 47.63056; -2.09694 (Vilaine-Oust)
Length145 km (90 mi)
Basin size3,630 km2 (1,400 sq mi)
Discharge 
 ⁃ average25 m3/s (880 cu ft/s)
Basin features
ProgressionVilaineAtlantic Ocean

The Oust (Breton: Oud) is a river in Brittany, France, right tributary of the Vilaine. It is 145 km (90 mi) long.[1] Its source is in the hills between Corlay and Quintin. It flows generally southeast, through the following départements and towns:

The Oust flows into the river Vilaine in Redon. The part of the Oust between Rohan and Redon has been made navigable for small ships, and forms part of the Canal de Nantes à Brest.

The rivers Aff, Arz and Ninian are among its tributaries.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sandre. "Fiche cours d'eau - Oust (J8--0230)".

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