ⓘ Baksan River

                                     

ⓘ Baksan River

Baksan River, also known as Azau is a river in Kabardino-Balkaria in Russia. It flows east northeast and joins the Malka River just before that river joins the northwest bend of the Terek River. The Baksan is 173 kilometres long, with a drainage basin of 6.800 square kilometres. The Baksan originates in the glaciers of the Elbrus. The towns of Tyrnyauz and Baksan are along the Baksan River, and there is a 25 MW hydropower plant on the river. Baksan is also the site of the Baksan Underground Scintillation Telescope of the Baksan Neutrino Observatory.