| Share


Vitim (vētyēmˈ) [key], river, c.1,140 mi (1,830 km) long, rising in the Transbaykalian Mts., E Siberian Russia, in the Buryat Republic, and flowing S, NE, then N into the Lena River at Vitim. It is navigable for five months of the year from its mouth to Bodaybo, its chief port. Its lower course crosses the Vitim gold-mining plateau.

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

More on Vitim from Infoplease:

  • Transbaykalia - Transbaykalia Transbaykalia or Transbaikalia, Rus. Zabaykalye, region, SE Siberian Russia, ...
  • Lena - Lena Lena , river, easternmost of the great rivers of Siberia, c.2,670 mi (4,300 km) long, rising ...
  • Siberia: Geography - Geography Siberia's administrative units are the Altai, Buryat, Khakass, and Tuva republics, ...
  • Encyclopedia: CIS and Baltic Physical Geography - Encyclopeadia articles concerning CIS and Baltic Physical Geography.

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