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Na·rew

also Na·rev  (nä′rəf)
A river rising in western Belarus and flowing about 440 km (275 mi) to northeast Poland and then generally west and southwest to the Western Bug River near its confluence with the Vistula River.
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Na•rew

(ˈnɑ rɛf)

n.
a river in NE Poland, flowing S and SW into the Bug River: battle 1915. 290 mi. (465 km) long.
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ENPNewswire-September 4, 2019--Raytheon offers boosterless SkyCeptor weapon for Poland's Narew air defense system; Low-cost interceptor provides workshare opportunities
Tough Russian resistance against Mackensen's forces in the south and Colonel General Max von Gallwitz (1852-1937)'s German Twelfth Army trying to cross the swampy Narew River forced the Germans and Austro-Hungarians to take a methodical approach to break the Russian defensive positions.
Gizli ek protokole gore ise, siyasal degisiklik ya da toprak degisikligi durumunda Baltik bolgesi (Litvanya, Letonya, Estonya, Finlandiya) ile Polonya'da Narew, Vistula ve San irmaklarinin olusturdugu hattin dogusu (kabaca Varsova'nin dogusu) SSCB nufuz alani olacakti.
The Meads is being proposed for the Short-range air defence "Narew" programme.
Her first book, November on the Narew, was awarded the prize for the best debut of the years 2000-2003 (Poznan, 2003).
shall be bounded approximately by the line of the rivers Narew, Vistula, and San.
This climato- and morphostratigraphic classification of fluvial terraces is as follows: [T.sub.1], Rozce stage (Praetiglian); [T.sub.2], Otwock stage (Eburonian); [T.sub.3], Narew stage (Menapian); [T.sub.4], Nida stage (Elsterian-1); [T.sub.5], San stage (Elsterian-2); [T.sub.6], Odra stage (Drenthe, Saalian-1); [T.sub.7], Warta stage (Warthe, Saalian-2); [T.sub.8], Wisla stage (Vistulian, Weichselian); [T.sub.9], Late Glacial erosional step (15-10 ka), and [T.sub.10-13]--Holocene steps.
TRAVEL by punt through the remote Narew Marshlands - known as the Polish Amazon - as part of an adventure cycling trip following Palin through Poland.
The new sites are: the Druzno Lake Nature Reserve (3,068 ha), in the Vistula Delta region, the Narew River National Park (7,350 ha) - an area potentially threatened by the construction of the Siemanowska dam on the Belarus-Polish border and the water pollution from towns upstream, the Poleski National Park (9,762 ha) already identified as a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve and a Natura 2000 protected site, sub-Alpine peat bogs in Karkonosze Mountains (40 ha), a National Park also classified as a UNESCO Bilateral Biosphere Reserve (discussions are continuing on joint management with the Czech Republic), and finally, at the Wigry National Park (15,085 ha), a wetland system around Wigry Lake and 42 smaller lakes of glacial origin and associated peat bogs.