Svir

Svir (svēr) [key], river, c.140 mi (230 km) long, NW European Russia, flowing W from Lake Onega into Lake Ladoga. It is part of the Volga-Baltic Waterway. There are hydroelectric stations at Svirstroy and Podporozhye.

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