Timan (tyēmänˈ) [key], mountain ridge, c.350 mi (560 km) long, Komi Republic, NE European Russia. The low Timan ridge divides the extensive Dvina-Pechora lowland into the E Pechora River basin and the western plain, watered by the Northern Dvina River. The ridge extends from the upper Vychegda River NNW to Chesha Bay and continues on Kanin Peninsula. It rises to 1,520 ft (463 m).

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