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  Basic Study on Orhon — Ongin River Diversion
The orhon rive is the longest in Mongolia.
The river’s length is 1124 km and the catchmetn area is 132,825 sq.
The potential of water resources development of the orhon river basin will be assessed carefully by studying the flow regime of orhon river and the present demand for water in the region.
www.gisdevelopment.net /aars/acrs/1992/ps3/ps023a.asp   (664 words)

 Mongolia (country) - Printer-friendly - MSN Encarta
Central and northern Mongolia is a land of forested mountains and fertile river valleys.
Large rivers originate in the country’s mountainous northern and western areas, while very few surface streams are found in the south.
The rivers of Mongolia generally flow in three directions: north toward the Arctic Ocean, east toward the Pacific Ocean, or south into the Gobi desert.
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The fish fauna in the Shishhid River basin and in the River Hovd (Kobdo) is conspicuous for the absence of Salvelinus.
In the River Ob it is 6848-29,429, and in the River Khatanga it is 12,680-21,720 (Moskalenko, 1971).
In the Selenga and Orhon the fecundity is 31,500 to 50,000, and in Lake Hovsgol Nuur 51,000 to 350,000 for age classes 8+ to 13+.
www.fao.org /docrep/003/x2614e/x2614e11.htm   (15994 words)

 Orhon River - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Orhon River (old Turkish Orkhon, Orchon and also Orhun', Mongolian Orhon Gol) is a river in Mongolia.
Major tributaries of the Orhon River are the Tuul River and Tamir River.
There are two sets of ancient ruins along the river valley: Khara Balgassoun, the ancient capital of the Uyghur Kingdom and Khara Horin, the ancient capital of the Mongol Empire.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Orhon_River   (227 words)

 Treasures of Mongolia - Karakorum, Mongolia UNESCO Courier - Find Articles
Where this river emerges from deep gorges and flows in a wide curve into the plain, the ruins of a vast city had been discovered, apparently watched over by a giant stone tortoise, symbol of eternity.
It was situated on the right bank of the river, 400 kilometres south-west of Ulaanbaatar, the present capital of Mongolia, in an area which was suitable for both crops and livestock and which possessed very old-established mining deposits, the Dalakyn-tal--an area which, indeed, had been the cradle of many Central Asian civilizations.
The strange inscriptions found on the statues and stone stelae discovered in the city were later attributed to the "Blue Turks"; many writings from the period between the sixth and the eighth centuries described this people's glory and its tragic destiny.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1310/is_1986_March/ai_4153135   (814 words)

 Mongolia's Geography - Terrain
Originating among the high peaks of the Hangayn Range in west central Mongolia, the great Selenge River flows northeast where it is joined by the Orhon River near the border with Russia.
The Orhon, which drains only a small portion of northern Mongolia, flows northeastward to join the Shilka River in southern Siberia and on to fill the mighty Amur River at Pokrovka on the Russia-China border.
Finally, the Kereulen River begins its jouney among the peaks of the Hentiyn Mountains and flows south onto the Mongolian Plateau, where it bends northeast, draining the eastern steppes on its journey to Lake Hulun Ch'ih in nortwestern Manchuria.
www.koreanhistoryproject.org /Jta/Mo/MoGEO1.htm   (469 words)

 Orhon River   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Orhon River also called Orkhon River in old Turkish is originated in Hangayn Nuruu mountain range and filled in Lake Baykal.
There are two ancient ruins along the river valley.
Also archaeologists have found several Hunnic Imperial tombs in the river valley area.
www.guajara.com /wiki/en/wikipedia/o/or/orhon_river.html   (102 words)

 Sheep breeds of Mongolia
The sheep are mainly raised in the mountainous region of Khangai at altitudes between 2000 and 4000 m.
Named after the Orhon River, this breed was approved by the government in 1961.
Average liveweight at birth is 4 kg for males and 3.6 kg for females; liveweight of the adult ram is 80 kg and of the ewe 57 kg.
www.fao.org /docrep/U4900T/u4900T07.htm   (4686 words)

 Trekking along the Orkhon River   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The monastery’s wooden buildings are integrated with a natural system of caves perched hear a hilltop, from which you have beautiful views of the Orhon Valley and the surrounding pine forests.
Today the monastery is a beautiful and relaxing site to visit, with its unique combination of meditation alcoves in the limestone caves, the incomparable location, and the rock womb where many Mongolians come to purify themselves and to be ‘reborn’.
The path of our trek is dominated by volcanic scenery, and many nomadic families have their summer camps in the valley, where grazing can be found relatively close to water for the animals.
www.mongolian-ways.com /Opage.aspx?pageID=55   (882 words)

 Britannicaindia.com: Britannica Browse   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
oldest extant Turkish writings, discovered in the valley of the Orhon River, northern Mongolia, in 1889 and deciphered in 1893 by the Danish philologist Vilhelm...
The river lies entirely within Mongolia and rises from the heavily forested slopes of the Hangayn Mountains.
It lies at the mouth of the Cross River and is the terminus of roads from Uyo and Opobo.
www.britannica.co.in /britannica_browse/o/o11.html   (1717 words)

 Glossary: William of Rubruck
This river is the eastern boundary of Ruscia, and takes its rise in the Moeotide fens, which extend to the ocean in the north.
Beyond them is the Etilia, the largest river I have ever seen, and it comes from the north, from Greater Bulgaria and flows south, and it falls into a certain lake which has a circumference of four months journey, and of it I shall tell you later.
And there came a big river down from the mountains, which irrigated the whole country wherever they wanted to lead the water, and it flowed not into any sea, but was absorbed in the ground, forming many marshes.
www.gotheborg.com /glossary/data/rubruck.shtml   (19479 words)

 Prof.Dr. Derin Orhon'un Web Sayfası   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Uslu, O., Orhon, D., Ünlüata, Ü., Filibeli, A. "Factors Affecting Pollution Control Strategies Along the Coastal Zone of Istanbul", Proceedings, Seminar Unweltschutz, Eine Herausfordenung an uns alle, 57-92, University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany.
Orhon, D., Cimsit, Y., Gonenc, I. "The Sequencing Batch Reactor Treatment of Strong Wastes" 'in "Appropriate Waste Management for Developing Countries", 115- 191, K. Curi Ed., Plenum Press.
Orhon, D., Akkaya, M., Gonenc, I. "Pretreatment Requirements for the Qerkezkoy Industrial District, Turkey", Proceedings, 4th German-Turkish Symposium on Environmental Engineering, 16 pp.University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany.
www.ins.itu.edu.tr /cevre/derinorhon/yproceed.htm   (828 words)

 A Long Way from Home
From the high country surrounding Lake Baikal, the world's deepest lake and the source of the mighty Lena River, hunter tribes of Turkic-Mongol nomads ventured beyond the forested valleys of the Selenge and Orhon river basins onto the mile-high, wind-swept prairies of the Mongolian Plateau.
In the milder climate of lower terrain, hunters stalked fl bear, river deer, sable, fox and the Manchurian vole.
Vast forests blanketed the slopes of the rugged granite peaks and deep river canyons that stretched southward across the Kaema Plateau.
www.koreanhistoryproject.org /Ket/C01/E0101.htm   (958 words)

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The Manichaean Uigurs who emigrated to the west banks of the Yellow river in Kansu established a kingdom in 850 known as the Kan-Chou Uigur Kingdom, later absorbed in 1228 by the Tankut state Western Hsia.
One branch migrated from Mongolia in the mid-ninth century to the Chu River valley of northwestern Kyrghyzstan and followed the form of Buddhism practiced there under the patronage of the Qarluq and previously the Turgish Turks.
The Orhon was later to be the home territory of none other than Chingis Khan.
www.angelfire.com /vt/OkarResearch/uighur.html   (3315 words)

 world records - Waterways - Czech Republic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
587 km - primarily on Danube and Sava rivers (2005)
160 km (primarily on rivers in southwest) (2005)
Berbice, Demerara, and Essequibo rivers are navigable by oceangoing vessels for 150 km, 100 km, and 80 km respectively (2005)
www.exxun.com /entr/wr_waterways_4.html   (490 words)

 Mongolia: Historic/Volcanic Road   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Karakorum is situated in the valley of the River Orhon and was the political, religious, cultural and administrative center of Mongolia.
Upon arrival check into your local "Ger" camp and the remainder of the day is at leisure.
Continue your journey to TAIKHAR CHULUU TOURIST camp, situated on the Tamir river in the scenic and historic Orhon River Valley.
www.sitatours.com /china/historic.html   (259 words)

 William of Rubruck - Travel Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
William had the distinction of being the first European to visit the Mongol capital of Karakorum on the Orhon River and return to write about it.
The axle of the cart was as large as the mast of a ship, and one man stood in the entry of the house on the cart driving the oxe.
And in such coffers they put all their bedding and valuables, and they tie them tightly on high carts drawn by camels, so that they can cross rivers (without getting wet).
www.tcoletribalrugs.com /article32RubruckTrvl.html   (2234 words)

 27358   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Nutrients in water of the Orhon River in the Arctic Ocean basin of Mongolia
Abstract This paper discusses the hydrochemistry and nutrient concentrations of the Orhon River.
In the most downstream part of the Orhon River a slight increase in nitrate (N-NO) and phosphate (P-PO) concentrations since 1980 has been observed.
www.cig.ensmp.fr /~iahs/redbooks/a273/27358.htm   (166 words)

 Literature—Turkey History | ema_03_package.xml
Turkish literature is traditionally said to begin with the Kokturk inscriptions of the eighth century.
Found in the region of the Orhon River in northern Mongolia, these inscriptions are the major written source for the history of all Turkic languages.
Yet their influence on various national literatures in these languages can be dated only from the end of the nineteenth century, when the inscriptions were discovered.
www.bookrags.com /history/literatureturkey-ema-03   (417 words)

 Horse riding along the Chuluut River   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
We will stop to visit with nomadic families, explore the river’s stunning canyon, and also pass by some natural phenomena sacred to the Mongols.
These include Taikhar Chuluu - a massive rock which is connected to local mythology, and the sacred 100 Branches Tree which has grown near the Chuluut Canyon for hundreds of years.
We will have vehicle support to carry our luggage and tents for the duration of our ride, and we will be camping overnight near the river for 4 nights.
www.mongolian-ways.com /Opage.aspx?pageID=57   (974 words)

 Exploratory Expedition : Arhangai Fish Trails
The country has more than 4000 rivers and they are Asia’s continental watershed.
It is an exploratory expedition to rivers and lakes seldom fished.
The Sumin River, a tributary of the Chuluut, drains the lake.
www.asia-planet.com /mongolia/packagetours/arhangai-fish-trails.htm   (976 words)

 Ruhnama   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Since the Türkmens attained this independent and neutral nationhood, it has become necessary to write this book in order to review our heritage, which comes from the Prophet Noah, and to support our life in the golden century, golden spirit and golden life.
In 1889, stone tablets and epitaphs, on which there were ancient writings, were discovered on the shores of the Orhon River in Siberia.
The scholars studied them and concluded in the year 1893 that the script used in these epitaphs was the old Türkmen alphabet and the texts were written in the old Türkmen language.
www.ruhnama.info /ruhnama-en/kitap-htm/s147.htm   (245 words)

 Turkic Branch of the Altaic Language Family
The Orkhon inscriptions on 8th-century monuments are the earliest known samples of a Turkic alphabet.
They were discovered in the valley of the Orhon River, in northern Mongolia, in 1889 and deciphered in 1893.
The monuments were erected in honor of the Turkish prince Kul and his brother the emperor Bilge Khan.
www.nvtc.gov /lotw/months/march/TurkicBranch.html   (768 words)

 Mongolian Aquatic Insect Survey: 2004 Expedition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Head back north to road, then west to Tsahir town, and sample river Khoyt Terkhiyn river – we may not be able to go any further upstream.
Collect at crossing of Orhon, north of town of Ogiiy Nuur.
Tuul River ~1.5 km W of Tuul Ovoot bridge downstream of road to Arvayheer
clade.acnatsci.org /mongolia/2004_exp.html   (1019 words)

 Aadventure Tour in Mongolia, Horse Riding Tour, Trekking Tour, Jeep Tours to Kharkhorin, Gobi and Khuvsgul Lake   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
They built Har Balgas, the capital of the Uighurs, near the Orhon River and Baibalig near the Selenge River.
Remains and relics of the Upper Paleolithic have been found throughout Mongolia, in places such as Mount Songino in Buyant-Uhaa in Ulaanbaatar, inTsetserleg Sum and Taihar Rock in Arhangai Aimag, in the area of the Herlen and Orhon Rivers, and in Harhorin and Hujirt in Ovorhangai aimag.
Middle Paleolithic (100,000-40000) This age corresponds to the permafrost glacial period, when the climate became extremely cold and glaciers covered the northern half of the world, including the western and northern mountainous regions of Mongolia.
finitesite.com /batsaikhan/History_of_Mongolia.htm   (3041 words)

Runic script monuments made for men such as Kutlug, Bilge, Tonuykuk, Kol-tigin, and Kulchur have been found in the central and western parts of Mongolia, as well as in the Kirgiz, Altai Mountains, and Enisei River areas.
Uigurs were people of Turkish origin and their language belongs to the Altaic language group.
They built Har Balgas, their capital, near the Orhon River.
www.nationalmuseum.mn /exh/anc/anc.html   (696 words)

 Orkhon script - China-related Topics OQ-OT - China-Related Topics
The Orkhon Script is an alphabet developed by the GokturksGokturks, a Turkic tribespeople, to write the Uighur language from about 715 AD to about 800 AD, when it was replaced by the Uighur Alphabet.
Orkhon inscriptionsInscriptions written in this alphabet have been found in the Orhon River valley in the Orhon aymagOrhon province of Mongolia.
It is the earliest known alphabet developed by Turkic peoples living in Central Asia.
www.famouschinese.com /virtual/Orkhon_script   (296 words)

 Mongol provincial flags   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
* - Orhon - river in the northern part of Mongolia
The area has a dense river system which extend to the north of Mongolia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lake_Baikal)
The Selenge aymag flag shows waves, I suppose, for the namesake river, one of the Baykal tributaries, that crosses its territory.
fotw.vexillum.com /flags/mn-prov.html   (622 words)

 List of waterfalls - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (via CobWeb/3.1 planet2.scs.cs.nyu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Wilberforce Falls - Hood River, NWT (highest waterfall north of the Arctic Circle)
Crabtree Falls, Virginia - 305 m (1,000) [although often listed at 1200 feet], this cascading waterfall features a drop of 122 m (400 ft); it is the tallest waterfall east of the Mississippi River and has the tallest single drop east of the Mississippi River
Great Falls of the Passaic River, New Jersey - 23 m (77 ft) drop.
en.wikipedia.org.cob-web.org:8888 /wiki/List_of_waterfalls   (1339 words)

 Amazon.com: "Orhon Gol": Key Phrase page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
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We planned to start by fishing a river called the Orhon Gol,...
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