Ecosystem Reference
Ecosystem Dnieper
Type River (basin)
Salinity freshwater
Other Names Dneper, Dnepr, Dniepr, Borysthenes (ancient) (Ref. 6318)
Location
West and southwest Russia 56° N 46° N - 29° e 36° e
Location Map
Size Ref
River Length 2285 km Area Drainage Area 497172
Depth
Average Depth Max Depth Ref
Temperature
Surface
100 Meters Depth
Description The second longest river in USSR, third longest river of Europe (after the Volga and the Danube). Chief tributaries: the Berezina, Sozh, Pripyat, Desna, Sula, Psel, and Vorskla rivers (Ref. 6318).
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Species Families Species Families Reference
43 14
Sa-a, Pascualita on 11.25.93
Modified by Kesner-Reyes, Kathleen on 11.09.20
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