Ob’

Watershed statistics

  • Country: Russia
  • Large-scale drainage area: Russian Arctic (Arctic)
  • Drainage: 2,972,497 km2
  • Population density: 9 people/km2
  • Large cities: 39
  • Cropland: 36%
  • Developed: 5%
  • Forest loss: 39%
  • Large dams: 5

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

Ob' River watershed © Greg Fiske, WHRC

Ob’ River watershed © Greg Fiske, WHRC