Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Dniester, The (anciently the Tyras), rises in the Carpathian Mountains, in Austrian Galicia, and flows N.N.E. and S.E. into the Black Sea, entering Russia at Chotin. It has a course of 750 miles. The navigation is much impeded by shallows and rapids. The water is muddy and unwholesome, but full of fish.