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The river Zvelsa (the river Minija tributary, Klaipeda district)

The river Zvelsa flows in Plunge and Telsiai districts, the river Minija left tributary.

Length of the river 38 km, the basin area 144 km ². The source in Dausynos forest, 5 km north from Endriejavas town. Flows to west. Flows into the river Venta 62 km from its mouth at Zvelsenai village, 5 km north from Gargzdai town. Average gradient 268 cm/km. Average rated discharge at the mouth 1.87 m³/s.

At higher water level. Spring, or after heavy rains

Rapids, shalows, strainers, fallen trees

WW 1/1+ (2)

Distance from the mouth

7.9 Bridge. Average rated discharge 0,9 m³/s. The current strong, small rapids, can be strainers, fallen trees. The river to the mouth flows through small forests, width 4-7 m.

5.1 right Trumpe. right Lapiai. The runoff of the river doubles. Average gradient to mouth 681 cm/km. The river width 7-10 m.

4.7 left the brook. On right bend of the river rapid. The river drops 0.7 m. Downstream the river for a short quiet. Below to the mouth current strong, small rapids, stones, boulders.

0.3 Gargzdai - Kartena road bridge. right Zvelsenai.

0.0 The Zvelsa flows into the river Minija.

© 2014 J.D.Endriukaitis