Kolyma

Watershed statistics *

  • Country: Russia
  • Large-scale drainage area: Russian Arctic (Arctic)
  • Drainage: 679,908 km2
  • Population density: < 1 person/km2
  • Large cities: 0
  • Cropland: 0%
  • Developed: –
  • Forest loss: 56%
  • Large dams: 1

* Reference: Revenga, C., S. Murray, J. Abramovitz, and A. Hammond, 1998. Watersheds of the World: Ecological Value and Vulnerability. Washington, DC: World Resources Institute.

Lena and Kolyma River watersheds © Greg Fiske, WHRC

Lena and Kolyma River watersheds © Greg Fiske, WHRC