Biya River


Biya River

Infobox River
river_name = Biya River


caption =
origin = Teletskoye Lake
mouth = Ob River
basin_countries = Russia
length = 301 km
elevation =
discharge = 477 m³/s
watershed = 37,000 km²

The Biya River ( _ru. Бия) is a river in the Altai Krai in Russia. It forms the Ob River as it joins the Katun River. The Biya River is 301 km long; the area of its drainage basin is 37,000 km². It flows out of the Teletskoye Lake. The river freezes up in the mid-November to early December (some parts of the river freeze over on a year-to-year basis). It breaks up in the early or mid-April. The Biya River is navigable up to the town of Biysk.


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