[ahng-guh-rah; Russian uhn-guh-rah]
- a river in the S Russian Federation in Asia, flowing NW from Lake Baikal to the Yenisei River: called Upper Tunguska in its lower course. 1151 miles (1855 km) long.
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Skirted the river Angara for a long distance in early morning.Through Siberia and Manchuria By Rail
Oliver George Ready
The Angara between the lake and Irkutsk runs fifteen versts.
For all these reasons he had determined on making for the Angara.
Many rivers run into the lake, the only outflow being by the Angara.
We were approaching Irkutsk—we had to cross the Angara by ferry.Letters of Anton Chekhov
- a river in S Russia, in Siberia, flowing from Lake Baikal north and west to the Yenisei River: important for hydroelectric power. Length: 1840 km (1150 miles)
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