| Share
 

Bureya

Bureya (bŏrāˈä) [key], mountain range, Khabarovsk Territory, SE Russian Far East, extending into NE China as the Xiao Hinggan (Lesser Khingan) range. The site of the Bureya coal basin, it rises to c.7,150 ft (2,180 m) and yields iron and coal. The Bureya River, c.445 mi (720 km) long, rises in the N Bureya range and flows southwest to join the Amur River.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

More on Bureya from Infoplease:

  • Zeya - Zeya Zeya , river, c.800 mi (1,290 km) long, rising in the Stanovoy Range, Russian Far East, and ...
  • Da Hinggan Ling - Hinggan Ling, Da Hinggan Ling, Da, or Great Khingan, mountain range, Inner Mongolian Autonomous ...
  • Khabarovsk Territory - Khabarovsk Territory Khabarovsk Territory, administrative division (1989 est. pop. 1,800,000), ...
  • Amur - Amur Amur , Chin. Heilongjiang, river, c.1,800 mi (2,900 km) long, formed by the confluence of the ...
  • Jewish Autonomous Region - Jewish Autonomous Region Jewish Autonomous Region or Birobidzhan, autonomous region (1995 pop. ...

See more Encyclopedia articles on: CIS and Baltic Physical Geography


Premium Partner Content
HighBeam Research
Documents Images and Maps Reference
(from Newspapers, Magazines, Journals, Newswires, Transcripts and Books)

Research our extensive archive of more than 80 million articles from 6,500 publications.

Additional search results provided by HighBeam Research, LLC. © Copyright 2005. All rights reserved.

24 X 7

Private Tutor

Click Here for Details
24 x 7 Tutor Availability
Unlimited Online Tutoring
1-on-1 Tutoring