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Chusovaya (chōsəvĪˈə) [key], river, c.460 mi (740 km) long, E European Russia. It rises in the central Urals and flows northwest through a major industrial region to join the Kama Reservoir near Perm, site of the Kama hydroelectric station. The Chusovaya is navigable c.250 mi (400 km).

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