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Sominka River, the

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Somino, Village
SOMINO, a village in Boksitogorsk District. Population: 383. According to a legend, the name originates from the Sominka River where Peter I caught “som”, a catfish. More probable is the toponym’s origin in the Baltic Finnish “so” = marsh, knowing... more

Tikhvin Canal System
TIKHVIN CANAL SYSTEM, a traffic artery in the north-west of European Russia. It connected the basins of the Baltic Sea and the Volga in the 19th-20th cc. It began at the city of Rybinsk on the Volga (later at the Rybinsk Reservoir), extended via the... more

Yefimovsky, urban settlement
YEFIMOVSKY, an urban settlement in Boksitogorsk District. Population: 3,900. It is situated on the Valchenka, Bystraya, and Sominka rivers. In the early 20th c. it was a railway station settlement at the St. Petersburg-Vologda railroad. It got... more