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A river of northern Mongolia and southeast Russia flowing about 1,480 km (920 mi) east and north to Lake Baikal.


(ˌsɛl ɛŋˈgɑ)

a river in N central Asia, flowing E and N through the NW Mongolian People's Republic to Lake Baikal. ab. 700 mi. (1125 km) long.
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The man was found in a satisfactory condition 5 kilometers from the delta of the Selenga River.
Construction of the power line will make it possible for Russia and Mongolia to provide high quality power supply to regions experiencing problems with electricity deliveries now, mitigate environmental risks from building power plants on the Selenga River and reduce costs of developing the Mongolian energy system.
In 2014, China pledged US$1 billion in credit to the Mongolian government to build a hydropower plant on Selenga, one of the 300 rivers flowing into Baikal.
paragraph]) Local community health officers, who serve as clinical staff and health care facility administrators, consulted with the Gbo and Selenga paramount chiefs and chose community health monitors (e.
Selenga river Basin in Mongolia mine vicinity for example, is reported to contribute 1 % and 3 % of the world flux of dissolved Fe and Pb, respectively (Thorslund et al.
pseudocuraica were mentioned for the Selenga (GRANINA, 1981) and Verkhnaya Angara (GRANINA, 1992) deltas.
The final chapter is devoted to the protracted rebellions on the Selenga and in the Baikal region at the end of the 17th century.
The agreement was signed by deputy education minister, Mohammad Asif Nang, Human Resources head of the Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs, Martyrs and Disables, Khair Mohammad Niro and Harakat acting director, Chance Selenga.
It's highly possible that moose populations inhabiting the area east of Baikal Lake (Ditsevich 1990) and further east in steppe valleys of the Selenga and Orkhon basins, and in northeast China also belong to this subspecies.
Influence of industrial effluence of the Selenga pulp and paper mill on soil and plants.
The importance of suspended sediments and bottom sediments in self-purification of the river Selenga from oil products, Hydrobiological Journal.
The Selenga river is the largest tributary to Lake Baikal.