Belarus » Düna / Western Dwina
River Dwina is the former connecting waterway to the Baltic Sea, unfortunately also not navigable any more.
Düna / Western Dwina: Characteristics & Overview
Rating of waterway
|Length of waterway:||325 km|
|Degree of difficulty:||Demanding|
|Character of waterway:||back to nature, for sporty people, Waterway in reclusion|
|Profile of waterway:||Not navigable all through|
|Facilities groundside:||Not sufficiant|
Waterway has access to:River Berezina & Berezina Canal
Of its entire length, the Dwina only passes for 325 km through the territory of Belarus and after that another 17 km being the border to Latvia. As there are several dams at its underflow in Latvia, it usually hasn’t got enough water for navigation in Berlarus.