The Northern Dvina (Се́верная Двина́) is a river in Northern Russia flowing through the Vologda Oblast and Arkhangelsk Oblast into the Dvina Bay of the White Sea. The length is . It should not be confused with Western Dvina.
Navigation and canals
The river is navigable all along and is heavily used for timber floating
. The Northern Dvina Canal
connects it with the Volga-Baltic Waterway
. In the 19th century, a short-lived Northern Ekaterininsky Canal
, now abandoned, connected the Northern Dvina basin with the Kama
basin as well.
Cities by Northern Dvina
From source to mouth:
Main tributaries of Northern Dvina