- Katun River
:"For the steel inverted roller coaster, see
Katun (roller coaster); for the village in Slovakia see Katúň.Infobox River
river_name = Katun River
caption = The Katun River in Tungur village
length = 688 km
discharge = 626 m³/s
watershed = 60 900 km²
The Katun River ( _ru. Катунь) is a
riverin the Altai Republicand the Altai Kraiof Russia. It forms the Ob Riveras it joins the Biya Riversome 19 km southwest of Biysk. The Katun River is 688 km long, the areaof its drainage basinis 60,900 km². It originates in the Katun glaciers on the southern slope of the Belukha Mountain. The river freezes up in the late November - early December and breaks up in the early or mid-April. The Katun River has a few tributaries: Argut River, Chuya River, Koksa Riverand Sema River. The river is navigable.
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