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


Petchora, a river of Russia, rises in the N. of the government of Perm, on the western slope of the Ural Mountains. It flows W. then N. into the government of Archangel, then W. and N., falling by many mouths into the Arctic Ocean after a course of 900 miles, receiving in its course the Ijama, Issa, and other tributaries.