Cherek River

Cherek Narrows

Cherek River (Russian: Черек) is a river in Kabardino-Balkaria in Russia, a right tributary of the Baksan River (Terek's basin). The Cherek is 76 kilometres (47 mi) long and drains a basin of 3,070 square kilometres (1,190 sq mi). The Cherek is formed by the confluence of the Cherek-Balkarsky and Cherek-Khulamsky Rivers, both of which originate in the glaciers of the northern slopes of the Greater Caucasus.


Coordinates: 43°42′01″N 44°03′02″E / 43.7004°N 44.0506°E / 43.7004; 44.0506

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