Maly Irgiz River

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Maly Irgiz River
Location
Country Russia
Physical characteristics
Source  
 - location Saratov Oblast, Russia
Mouth  
 - location
Saratov Reservoir, Volga
Length 235 km (146 mi)
Basin size 3,900 km2 (1,500 sq mi)
Discharge  
 - average 6.4 m3/s (230 cu ft/s)

The Maly Irgiz (Russian: Малый Ирги́з, literally Little Irgiz) is a river in Saratov Oblast, Russia, the left tributary of the Volga. It is 235 kilometres (146 mi) long, with a drainage basin of 3,900 square kilometres (1,500 sq mi). The river is fed by snow. Above Seleznikha Maly Irgiz dries up systematically (up to 305 days per year without drainage). Between November and April the Maly Irgiz is frozen.


Coordinates: 52°11′53″N 48°30′32″E / 52.19806°N 48.50889°E / 52.19806; 48.50889


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