Aldan River

Aldan River

      river in eastern Siberia, Russia. It rises in the Stanovoy Range and flows northwestward in a huge curve to join the Lena River at Batamay. The Aldan River is 1,412 miles (2,273 km) long, the second largest tributary (after the Vilyuy) of the Lena, and drains more than 281,500 square miles (729,000 square km). Its annual discharge varies considerably both seasonally and annually. The river is navigable to Tommot but is frozen from mid-October to mid-May.

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  • Aldan River — Infobox River river name = Aldan River caption = origin = Stanovoy Mountains mouth = Lena River basin countries = Russia length = convert|2273|km|mi|0|abbr=on elevation = discharge = 5,060 m³/s nowrap|(180,000 cu thinsp;ft/s) (near mouth)… …   Wikipedia

  • Aldan River — Aldan (rivière) Pour les articles homonymes, voir Aldan. Aldan Caractéristiques Longueur …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Aldan River — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Aldan — may refer to:;In Russia *Aldan, Russia, a town in the Sakha Republic **Aldan Airport serving the town *Aldan River, a river in the Sakha Republic;In the United States *Aldan, Delaware *Aldan, Pennsylvania …   Wikipedia

  • Aldan, Russia — For other uses, see Aldan (disambiguation). Aldan (English) Алдан (Russian)    …   Wikipedia

  • Aldan — [äl dän′] river in EC Russia, flowing north and east into the Lena River: c. 1,700 mi (2,736 km) …   English World dictionary

  • Aldan — /alˈdan/ (say ahl dahn) noun a river flowing from the Yablonovy Mountains in south eastern Russia in Asia north east to the river Lena. About 2100 km …   Australian English dictionary

  • Aldan — geographical name river 1393 miles (2241 kilometers) E Russia in Asia in Sakha Republic flowing into the Lena …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Aldan — /ul dahn /, n. a river in the Russian Federation in Asia, flowing NE from the Yabloni Mountains to the Lena. ab. 1500 mi. (2415 km) long. * * * …   Universalium

  • Aldan — Al•dan [[t]ʌlˈdɑn[/t]] n. geg a river in the Russian Federation in Asia, flowing NE from the Stanovoi Mountains to the Lena. ab. 1500 mi. (2415 km) long …   From formal English to slang