2 Ukraine nature
The Dniester River, or Dnister River is a river in Eastern Europe.
It runs first through Ukraine and then through Moldova (from which it separates the breakaway
territory of Transnistria), finally discharging into the Black Sea on Ukrainian territory again.
The Dnieper River (also known as: Dnepr, Dnyapro or Dnipro) is one of
the major rivers of Europe (fourth by length),
rising near Smolensk, Russia and flowing through Russia, Belarus
and Ukraine to the Black Sea. It is the longest river of Ukraine
and Belarus and the fourth longest river in Europe.
The Southern Buh, also called Boh River (in Ukrainian) and Southern Bug (in Russian),
is a river located in Ukraine. The second longest river in Ukraine.
The Danube is Europe's second-longest river, after the Volga River,
and also the longest river in the European Union region. It is located in Central and
Originating in Germany, the Danube flows southeast for 2,860 km (1,780 mi),
passing through or touching the border of Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Croatia, Serbia,
Romania, Bulgaria, Moldova and Ukraine before emptying into the Black Sea. Its drainage
basin extends into nine more countries.
The Pripyat River is a river in Eastern Europe,
approximately 761 km (473 mi) long. It flows east through Ukraine, Belarus,
and Ukraine again, draining into the Dnieper.
The Carpathians are a mountain system located in eastern
Europe, and the source of the Dniester, Tisza and Vistula Rivers.
They form the natural border between Slovakia and southern Poland, and then extend southward
through Ukraine and into Romania.
Mount Hoverla at 2,061 metres (6,762 ft), is the highest mountain
in Ukraine and part of the Carpathian Mountains.
Yalpuh is a freshwater lake located in the southern Ukrainian oblast of Odessa.
The largest natural lake in Ukraine, it covers an area of 149 km², has an average depth of about 2 metres,
a maximum depth of 5.5 metres and, at its southernmost point, adjoins Lake Kugurluy.