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  Terek - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Terek, river, c.370 mi (600 km) long, in Russia and Georgia, rising in the Caucasus, in Georgia, in glaciers W of Mt. Kazbek.
In its lower course the Terek is used for irrigation.
The upper valley is paralleled by the Georgian Military Road.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-terek.html   (248 words)

 CEO - Caucasus Environment Outlook
In Armenia, for example, the Debed River, a tributary of the Kura River was highly polluted with copper and zinc discharged from the Alaverdi mine in Northeast Armenia.
However, the Kura river, being the major waterway in the South Caucasus region, has a high degree of international importance, in terms of both quantity and quality of water, since its basin covers five countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Turkey and Iran and the rivers and their tributaries there are abstracted for essential uses.
The rivers of the Kura basin are used for agriculture, domestic, industrial, and hydropower generation and recreation purposes.
www.grid.unep.ch /product/publication/CEO-for-Internet/CEO/ch2_4_3.htm   (1323 words)

 Rezervat   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The main source of water supply in the region is the Terek river, its length in Georgia is 71,2 km, the area of basin 983 km2.
The geobotanical map of the Terek river basin (Kazbegi district - Khevi)
The socio-economic map of the Terek river basin (Kazbegi district - Khevi)
www.acnet.ge /mab/description_eng.htm   (815 words)

 Terek - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Terek   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
River in northern Caucasia, in the southwestern Russian Federation; length 623 km/387 mi.
The Terek rises on the southern slopes of Mount Kazbek in Georgia, from where it traverses the main Caucasus mountain range through the narrow Daryal gorge.
This information should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Terek   (116 words)

 Terek - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Terek, river, south-eastern Europe, one of the chief streams flowing from the Caucasus.
It rises in a glacier near the summit of Mount Kazbek in...
Caucasia is traversed by many rivers: the Kura, Aras, Sulak, Terek, and Kuma flow into the Caspian Sea; the Rioni and Enguri flow into the Black Sea;...
uk.encarta.msn.com /Terek.html   (85 words)

 Terek Cossacks - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 1920 some of the Terek Cossacks were deported to Ukraine and Northern European Russia.
During the second World War the Terek Cossacks fought mostly on the side of the Red Army, the alleged Chechen collaboration and the massacre of Russians in Grozny in 1942 caused the whole populations of Chechen and Ingush to be deported to Kazakhstan.
After the rehabilitation of Chechens in 1957 the territory of the Cossacks was split between the Dagestan and Checheno-Ingushetia republics.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Terek_Cossack_Host   (432 words)

 Terek - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Terek (Russian: Те́рек; Georgian: თერგი; Avar: Терек) is a major river in the Northern Caucasus, flowing through Georgia and Russia into the Caspian Sea.
Below the city of Kizlyar it forms a swampy river delta around 60 miles (100 km) wide.
The main cities on the Terek are Vladikavkaz, Mozdok and Kizlyar.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Terek   (147 words)

 Kabardey-Balkar (Malkar) Republic
As a result of the historical, anthropological, archaeological and sociolinguistic researches carried out in the region, it was found out that the Huns, Bulgarians, Khazars, Kipchaks, Avars and Pecenek Turks that had stayed in the region were the ancestors of the Caucasian Turks of today.
Having settled on the shores of the Kuban River in the Northern Caucasus, these Turks had to retreat to the high peaks of the Great Caucasus mountain chain upon the attacks of Cenghiz Khan's armies in 1223.
The Terek River is watered with the glaciers of the Great Caucasus mountain chain.
www.ozturkler.com /data_english/0007/0007_12.htm   (786 words)

 RUSNET :: Encyclopedia :: N :: North Ossetia
It is bordered on the south by Georgia and on the north by the Sunzha and Terek ranges.
The republic lies wholly in the basin of the upper Terek River and its fast-flowing tributaries, which emerge in the mountains and join before cutting through the Sunzha Range to the north in another deep gorge.
In the river basins precipitation is 24 inches (600 mm) a year or less; on higher areas, up to 35 inches (900 mm).
www.rusnet.nl /encyclo/n/north_ossetia.shtml   (578 words)

 TEREK - Online Information article about TEREK
Nearly the whole of the government belongs to the drainage area of the river Terek, but the See also:
part of its course the Terek flows at a higher level than that of the neighbouring plains, and is kept in its See also:
Live-stock breeding is widely engaged in, and fishing is an important source of income, especially at the mouth of the Terek.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /TAV_THE/TEREK.html   (586 words)

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Let's repeat it: they consider the Terek valley as their historic land, and ideologically it is the only proof of the ancient and continuous presence of Russians in Chechnya.
The Shuotoy (Shato) tukkhum (teypes Varandoy, Vashandaroy, Guiattoy, Keloy, Marshoy, Nizhaloy, Nikhaloy, Pkh'amtoy, Sa'toy and Kh'akkoy) occupied the territory of the central Chechnya, in downstream of the Chanty-Argun river.
The Chiantiy (Chanty) tukkhum (teypes Borzoy, Buguiaroy, Khildekh'aroy, Do'rakhoy, Khuokkhadoy, Kh'acharoy Tumsoy) occupied the territory in upstream of the Chanty-Argun river.
www.strategicsinternational.com /3engchechenia.htm   (16327 words)

 glacial mudflows in the GREATEr caucasus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
In all river valleys, powerful moraines, fluvioglacial and alluvial-deluvial deposits are concentrated.
The largest amount of glacial mudflows is recorded in the Baksan river source (the Terek river basin).
The largest amount of registered glacial mudflows was recorded at the northern slope of the Greater Caucasus at the Terek river tributaries.
www.irpi.to.cnr.it /English/congress/egs01/Panova.htm   (697 words)

Initially held in reserve, it crossed the river Bug on the Polish-Soviet frontier on June 23, 1941 behind the 44.Infanterie-Division (Later known as the Reichsgrenadier Division Hoch- und Deutschmeister, it was from Austria, and would be destined to be destroyed at Stalingrad in early 1943).
The next assigned objective was Elchetovo, the "Gate to the Caucasus", a narrow gap between a mountain range and the Terek river.
This advance, like the one along the right bank of the Terek, was severely hampered by the difficult terrain (many small rivers had to be forded), minefields, heavy artillery barrages, as well as constant attacks by Soviet bombers and fighter bombers.
www.feldgrau.com /heer13p.html   (2266 words)

 H-Net Review: Willard Sunderland on At the Edge of Empire: The Terek Cossacks and the North ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
During this period, the Terekers were, as Barrett puts it, the most "Cossack" of all the Cossacks in the empire (p.
The Russian state was pursuing a "protracted and difficult expansion" against the "heathen of the mountains" and the Terekers -- as Cossacks "of the line" -- stood very much at the front of this expansion.
In this "edge habitat," the Russian state and Russian society were barely present and consequently the Terek Cossacks developed in ways that were shaped -- for better and for worse -- by the exigencies of life in a frontier environment.
www.h-net.msu.edu /reviews/showrev.cgi?path=25588957297792   (1106 words)

 War in Chechnya - 1999, news archive   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Russian military intelligence reports that Chechen fighters continue to reinforce their position in the Grozny district and Terek mountains in preparation for Russian attacks.
Chechen diversionary units convert their uniforms and combat vehicles to resemble Russian and conduct hit-and-run attacks on civilian population in the region of Terek river.
Their task is to create an anti-Russian sentiment mainly among local civilian population and also, when opportunity comes, to sell their "art" to few reporters hired by Russian and Western new agencies.
www.aeronautics.ru /chechnya/101299.htm   (609 words)

Although Berg (1949) reported occasional records of this species from the Volga River delta, penetrating through canals connecting the Volga River with rivers entering the Baltic Sea, and also Coad (1980) quoted its occasional catches in the south Caspian Sea, there were no confirmed records of eel in Iranian waters.
Kazancheev (1981) mentioned only the first two rivers entering the northern part of the Caspian Sea as the spawning grounds for the inconnu, emphasizing explicitly that in the Kura and Terek rivers the inconnu has never been recorded.
Migrations of spawners into the Volga River are now prevented by the Volgograd impoundment and other dams built upstream, and the stock of the inconnu in the Caspian Sea is supported by the massive stocking of fingerlings which amounted to 70 million in the period 1969–73 (Kazancheev 1981).
www.fao.org /docrep/006/AD191E/AD191E01.htm   (3478 words)

 Washingtonpost.com: Russians in Control of North Chechnya
GROZNY, Russia, Oct. 6 — Russian troops completed their occupation of northern Chechnya today with an overnight push to the northern banks of the Terek River, as Chechen fighters gave way with little resistance and thousands of refugees fled south across the strategic waterway.
By taking the Terek's north bank, the Russians have completed a key phase of their advance.
The river is a natural barrier to counterattack by the Chechens.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-srv/inatl/daily/oct99/chechen7.htm   (688 words)

 Foreign Military Studies Office Publications - A Tale of Two Theaters: Russian Actions in Chechnya in 1994 and 1999
Stage One: The aim of Stage One was to “localize the conflict.” This stage had two phases, first the movement up to the Terek River, and then the establishment of new civil administrations in the liberated Chechen districts with the transference of all power to them.
Here the strategy was to win the hearts and minds of the Chechen citizenry by converting this part of Chechnya into a model showcase with the availability of decent assets such as health care and schools, and the restoration of law and order.
The first zone would be the territory from the northern border to the Terek River.
fmso.leavenworth.army.mil /documents/chechtale.htm   (2953 words)

Most important rivers of Daghestan are Sulak river, reaching Caspian Sea in Mohackale after joining the Ghazi Kumukh, Kara, Avar and Andi brooks; Terek on the north, coming from Chechen; and Samur, reaching Caspian Sea through southeast.
Sulak, Terek and Samur plain on the north of Daghestan is a plain area without water, of which highest point 26 meters, and lowering through the sea.
Between Terek and Sulak, the brooks, Aktas, Yarıksu, Yamansu ve Aksay are used for agriculture today.
www.ozturkler.com /data_english/0007/0007_16_13.htm   (587 words)

 Feldgrau :: 13.Panzer-Division
Initially held in reserve, it crossed the river Bug on the Polish-Soviet frontier on June 23, 1941 behind the 44.Infanterie-Division.
On September 10, 1942, Kampfgruppe Crisolli crossed the river into the bridgehead formed previously by 111.Infantry.Division, soon followed by the rest of the division.
While lending support to the two hard-pressed infantry divisions, the 111.Infanterie-Division and the 370.Infanterie-Division, the CO of Pz.Rgt.4, Oberst Olbrich, was killed in action.
www.feldgrau.com /PzDiv.php?ID=13   (2366 words)

 Chechen leader declares martial law as Russians approach capital Charges filed against in Bank of New York probe Kosovo ...
The Russians were fortifying positions on the northern bank of the Terek River, including a stronghold near the village of Chervlyonnaya, only 25 kilometers (15 miles) northeast of Grozny.
The Terek River cuts across northern Chechnya, and the Russian media have said the Russian troops may halt their incursion along this line.
But if the Russians push further south across the river and toward the capital, the wooded, hilly terrain would begin to favor the Chechen fighters, who are much more effective at launching guerrilla raids rather than fighting pitched battles.
www.turkishdailynews.com.tr /archives.php?id=14407   (4082 words)

 CNN - Russia attempting to cut off Chechen rebels - October 4, 1999
MOSCOW (CNN) -- Russian troops were moving from village to village in northern Chechnya Monday, encountering Chechen rebels in sporadic battles as they pushed south toward the Terek River.
Chechen military officials said the Russians were within 16 kilometers (10 miles) of the river, traditionally the line that divides the breakaway territory in half.
Russian officials said that their troops were 20 kilometers (12 miles) north of the Chechen capital, Grozny, which is south of the Terek River.
www.cnn.com /WORLD/europe/9910/04/russia.chechnya.01/index.html   (417 words)

 ISCA -- Islamic Supreme Council of America
By 1587 the Russians were attempting to establish a foothold in the southern Caucasus, building forts at Vladikavkaz, and Terek Gordok, and trying to cross the Terek river into Chechnya and Daghestan.
The first shaykh to stand forth with the call to Islam was Ushurma, a Chechen, born near the Sunzha River in 1732.
Along the rivers running from East to West in lowland Chechnya, fortresses and Cossack villages shut off the Chechens who lived in the mountains from access to the North.
www.islamicsupremecouncil.org /spirituality/caucasus.htm   (1526 words)

 World News -- October 19, 1999
GROZNY, Russia (AP) ‹ Russian troops today regrouped near the Terek River and fortified their positions in advance of what a Russian general said would be the second stage of the campaign against insurgents in Chechnya.
"Federal troops are continuing to regroup and prepare artillery encampments on the right bank of the Terek River to meet likely offensives of guerrillas," the spokesman said.
It was the latest and most violent encounter along the border between West and East Timor, which voted for independence from Indonesia in an August 30 referendum.
www.trincoll.edu /zines/tripod/10.19.99/news/world.html   (659 words)

 World: Russians appear to halt advance
But for now, the Russians appeared to be fortifying positions along the northern bank of the Terek River, which zigs and zags across the northern third of Chechnya.
The Russian media have speculated that the military may halt its advance along the Terek River.
The Chechens have always been outgunned by the Russians, but were extremely effective in the previous conflict with their incessant guerrilla raids.
www.seacoastonline.com /1999news/10_7_w1.htm   (615 words)

 CNN - Chechnya says it shot down third warplane - October 15, 1999
When Russian forces entered the village of Stepnoi on the southern bank of the Terek River on Thursday, two armored personnel carriers were attacked by about 60 militants, said Russian Interior Ministry spokesman Gennady Alyokhin.
The Russian command has not ruled out a push for the Chechen capital of Grozny and has said it will destroy the militants wherever they are found.
But Russia is being cautious about major pushes below the Terek, where Chechen soldiers and militants are well dug in and the hilly terrain favors their guerrilla tactics.
www.cnn.com /WORLD/europe/9910/15/chechnya.01/index.html   (560 words)

 Physical Atlas of Europe: general hydrography - Terek
Physical Atlas of Europe: general hydrography - Terek
Click on the name of a river and it will be put shown in blue on the map of Europe.
The local name is given when it differs from the English one.
www.euratlas.com /Atlasphys/Terek2.htm   (40 words)

The fighting is described as the heaviest since Russian land forces entered the breakaway region last month.
The report could not immediately be verified, but the French news agency quotes a Russian defense source as saying federal troops are encountering strong resistance in the Terek river region, and have suffered casualties.
Armed forces have a right to take positions wherever they want." Russian troops currently occupy about one-third of Chechnya, mostly low-lying land north of the Terek River, where they are establishing a buffer zone against rebel incursions.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/library/news/1999/10/991008-chech.htm   (425 words)

 Visible Earth: Springtime Floods in Southern Russia
As the ice and snow of winter melt away, the rivers of Southern Russia are filling with water.
A bulb of water is spread around the mouth of the Terek River in the top Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) image, taken on May 12, 2005, by NASA’s Terra satellite.
A dense plume of muddy water marks the course of the Terek River through the flood-covered land in the top image.
visibleearth.nasa.gov /view_rec.php?id=19999   (239 words)

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