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Kopylie River, Kamchatka

Alt-Kamchatka Kopylie Icha Kopylie River is a 90-km long high-gradient stream, which is flowing through the valleys of the Central-Kamchatka Ridge, the spine of the peninsula. Kopylie is one of the sources of the Icha River, flowing to the west, into the Sea of Okhotsk. Icha is one of the major rivers of the western coast of Kamchatka. In the Icha there are 6 species of Pacific salmon, 2 species of charr, and resident rainbow trout. Steelhead is also present in the drainage, but quite rare.

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Bystraya R., Kamchatka, Sep 2011

Alt-Kamchatka Bystraya There are many rivers named Bystraya (swift) in Kamchatka. This particular Bystraya River is the main source of the Bolshaya River, flowing into the Sea of Okhotsk. The river is 275 km long; it is rated 3 because of a series of the falls in its lower part, downstream from the Malki village

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Kamchatka, Ozernovskaya creek

Alt-Kamchatka Ozernovskaya dwarf char malma Ozernovskaya Creek is a tributary to the upper part of the Kirganik River, which belongs to the Kamchatka R. drainagbe. The creek is flowing among the mountains of the Central-Kamchatka Ridge, the "spine" of the peninsula. Our team of 3 was making a survey of the upper part of the creek valley in August 2011.

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Kamchatka, Bystraya River


In Kamchatka there are several rivers named Bystraya which means Swift in Russian. There is no surprise in this as the big part of the Peninsula is cowered by mountains, and many of its streams are swift. The Bystraya which we are talking about flows to the east, into the Kamchatka River, which flows into the Pacific Ocean.

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