Tom River (Amur Oblast)


Location of Tom ( Томь ) in the catchment area of the Zeya

The Tom (Russian Томь ) is a left tributary of the Zeya in the Amur Oblast in the Russian Far East.

The Tom rises on the western flank of the Turanagebirges. It flows in a westerly direction through the Zeya - Bureya level. Here, the river flows through the city Belogorsk and empties into the lower reaches of the Zeya. The Tom has a length of 433 km. Its catchment area covers 16,000 km ². Between May and October, the river passes every year flood. The mean discharge ( MQ ) near the mouth is 103 m³ / s Between late October and early May, the river is covered with ice.