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The name of three rivers of central Russia. The Upper Tunguska is the lower course of the Angara River. The Lower Tunguska flows about 2,990 km (1,860 mi) north and west to the Yenisey River. The Stony Tunguska, about 1,865 km (1,160 mi) long, flows generally west-northwest to the Yenisey.
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(Placename) any of three rivers in Russia, in central Siberia, all tributaries of the Yenisei: the Lower (Nizhnyaya) Tunguska 2690 km (1670 miles) long; the Stony (Podkamennaya) Tunguska 1550 km (960 miles) long; the Upper (Verkhnyaya) Tunguska which is the lower course of the Angara. The area was the scene in 1908 of a massive explosion believed to have been the result of the disintegration in the atmosphere of a small comet or meteorite
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any of three tributaries (Lower Tunguska, Stony Tunguska, and Upper Tunguska) of the Yenesei River in the central Russian Federation in Asia.
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|Noun||1.||Tunguska - a river in Siberia that flows northwest to become a tributary of the Yenisei River|
|2.||Tunguska - a river that arises to the north of Lake Baikal and flows north and west to the Yenisei River|
|3.||Tunguska - a river in southeastern Siberia that flows northwest from Lake Baikal to become a tributary of the Yenisei River|
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