Amba river

For the river in Maharashtra, India, see Amba River (India).

Coordinates: 49°59′42″N 142°22′08″E / 49.995°N 142.369°E / 49.995; 142.369

Origin Borisov Plateau of Sikhote-Alin
Mouth Amur Bay of Sea of Japan
Basin countries Russia
Length 63 km
Source elevation 690 m
Basin area 330 km²

Amba River (Russian: Амба, in Udege Language it means Tiger) is a river in Primorsky Krai.

It rises in Borisov Plateau of Sikhote-Alin and flow into Amur Bay of Sea of Japan. The river is 63 km long, its drainage basin area is 330 square kilometres.[1] The river 50-70 m in width and 1.5-2 m in depth.

A water level of Amba River is possible to 2 metres (6 ft 7 in) higher after summer rains.

Amba literally means Amur tiger in Nanai and Udege languages.


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