Emajõgi

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Emajõgi (meaning "Mother River") is a river in Estonia which flows from Lake Võrtsjärv through Tartu County into Lake Peipus, crossing the city of Tartu for 10 km.wikipedia
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Tartu

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Emajõgi (meaning "Mother River") is a river in Estonia which flows from Lake Võrtsjärv through Tartu County into Lake Peipus, crossing the city of Tartu for 10 km.
Situated 186 km southeast of Tallinn and 245 kilometres (152 miles) northeast of Riga, Tartu lies on the Emajõgi ("Mother river"), which connects the two largest lakes of Estonia.

Tartu County

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Emajõgi (meaning "Mother River") is a river in Estonia which flows from Lake Võrtsjärv through Tartu County into Lake Peipus, crossing the city of Tartu for 10 km.
Estonia's only navigable river, River Emajõgi (100 km long), flows through the county, connecting Lake Peipsi and Lake Võrtsjärv.

Võrtsjärv

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Emajõgi (meaning "Mother River") is a river in Estonia which flows from Lake Võrtsjärv through Tartu County into Lake Peipus, crossing the city of Tartu for 10 km.
The river Emajõgi flows from Lake Võrtsjärv to Lake Peipus.

Kavastu, Tartu County

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In the middle course from Kärevere to Kavastu through Tartu, Emajõgi follows a straighter course and flows in a clearly defined, shallow valley mostly a maximum of 10 m deep. In addition to the bridges, the only operating cable ferry in Estonia crosses the river at Kavastu, about 10 km downstream of Luunja bridge.
Kavastu is a village in Luunja Parish, Tartu County, on the left bank of Emajõgi.

Alam-Pedja Nature Reserve

Alam-Pedja
In the upper course, from Võrtsjärv to Kärevere bridge, the river flows through large, flat and marshy areas, which are part of Alam-Pedja Nature Reserve.
Before the Second World War, 120 people lived in Palupõhja, a village on the left bank of Emajõgi; in 2001, it had five.

Peipsiveere Nature Reserve

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In the lower course, the river flows through a swampy lowland – Emajõe Suursoo – before emptying into Lake Peipsi at Praaga.
Peipsiveere Nature Reserve (Peipsiveere looduskaitseala) is a nature reserve in Tartu County, Estonia, located around the estuary of the Emajõgi River, on the southwestern coast of Lake Peipus.

Piirissaar

Piirissaar Island
Several new ships were brought to the river in the Soviet era to continue navigation to Pskov, Piirissaar, among other destinations.
It is located c. 15 km from the mouth of the Emajõgi river.

Cable ferry

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In addition to the bridges, the only operating cable ferry in Estonia crosses the river at Kavastu, about 10 km downstream of Luunja bridge.
*Kavastu Ferry, across Emajõgi in Kavastu.

Raudsild

Raudsild (Iron Bridge) was a footbridge across Emajõgi in Tartu, Estonia, which was opened on 3 June 1993, and dismantled again in 2007.

Lake Peipus

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Emajõgi (meaning "Mother River") is a river in Estonia which flows from Lake Võrtsjärv through Tartu County into Lake Peipus, crossing the city of Tartu for 10 km.
The largest rivers are the Emajõgi and the Velikaya River.

Vorbuse

Vorbuse is bordered by the Emajõgi River to the northeast and by the Tallinn–Tartu road (part of E263) to the south.

Amme

Amme River
It is a left tributary of the Emajõgi.

Pedja (river)

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The river flows for 122 km through Lääne-Viru, Jõgeva and Tartu counties before joining the Emajõgi northeast of Lake Võrtsjärv.

Ahja (river)

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The river begins at Lake Erastvere and empties into the River Emajõgi.

River

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Emajõgi (meaning "Mother River") is a river in Estonia which flows from Lake Võrtsjärv through Tartu County into Lake Peipus, crossing the city of Tartu for 10 km.

Estonia

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Emajõgi (meaning "Mother River") is a river in Estonia which flows from Lake Võrtsjärv through Tartu County into Lake Peipus, crossing the city of Tartu for 10 km.

Väike Emajõgi

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The Emajõgi is sometimes called the Suur Emajõgi ("Great Emajõgi"), in contrast with the Väike Emajõgi ("Little Emajõgi"), another river which flows into the southern end of Lake Võrtsjärv.

Discharge (hydrology)

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Emajõgi is the second largest river in Estonia by discharge and the only fully navigable river.

Kärevere, Tartu County

Kärevere
In the upper course, from Võrtsjärv to Kärevere bridge, the river flows through large, flat and marshy areas, which are part of Alam-Pedja Nature Reserve.

Meander

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In this heavily meandering section, Emajõgi lacks a clearly defined floodplain – the flooded area spans several kilometres at times and has no definite borders.

Floodplain

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In this heavily meandering section, Emajõgi lacks a clearly defined floodplain – the flooded area spans several kilometres at times and has no definite borders.

Ancient Estonia

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Due to its location on the crossing of land and water routes, Tartu became an important trading center in Ancient Estonia.

Firewood

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In the 19th century, Emajõgi was actively used for transporting different cargo to Tartu – firewood, timber, hay, fish, and so on.

Lumber

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In the 19th century, Emajõgi was actively used for transporting different cargo to Tartu – firewood, timber, hay, fish, and so on.

Hay

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In the 19th century, Emajõgi was actively used for transporting different cargo to Tartu – firewood, timber, hay, fish, and so on.