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Lakes

Maricheyka is a mountain lake in the Carpathians (1510 m asl), on the Chornohora mountain range located in the southern part of the Carpathian National Park, on the northeast slope of the Shuryn mountain. Maricheyka is a lake of glacial origin, its length is 88 m, width - 45 m, its banks are low, partially covered with subalpine meadows, sedge shrubs and surrounded by fir and pine forest. It is fed partly by underground and partly by atmospheric waters. The water is fresh and clean. Bottom is flat and muddy. Maximum depth is 0.8 m. A spring which flows into the river Pohorilets (a tributary of the Chornyi Cheremosh) starts from the lake. One of the highest peaks of the Ukrainian Carpathians - Pip Ivan (2022 m) is located to the northwest of the lake.

Nesamovyte is one of the highest lakes located in the Ukrainian Carpathians (1750 m asl). It lies within the Carpathian National Park, in the glacial limestone pavement (depression) on the eastern slopes of Turkul mountain (Chornohirskyi range). Glacial origin. The length of the lake is 88 m, width - 45 m, the depth throughout the area ranges from 1 to 1.5 m. It is fed with precipitation. The lake freezes in winter. The bottom is covered with stones near the southern banks while the northern banks are covered with sand and muddy sediments. Southern and western banks are rocky: products of rocky slope fall on it. Moraine (rocks which accumulated the glacier on their way) along the opposite bank is covered with sub-alpine meadows, mountain pine, common juniper and juniper. Nesamovyte lake has been heavily overgrown with sedge in recent years. The lake does not have surface runoff, however, below the moraine, several streams - tributaries of the Prut – outflow from the lake.

Rivers

The Prut is a river in south-eastern Europe, the left tributary of the Danube. Its length is 967 km (on the territory of Ukraine - 272 km), basin area - 27.5 thousand km². The average discharge near Leova town makes 69.2 m³/s. River slope varies from 100 m/km (near the source) to 0.05 m / km (near the mouth). In the upper course (up to Delyatyn) it is mountainous river with steep right bank, here and there the cross-section of the channel is framed with cliffs. Near Yaremche town there is a waterfall. Spring floods, summer rain floods, high winter runoff (due to thaw and rain). The lake is frozen from January-February to early March.

The Chornyi Cheremosh is a river in the Ukrainian Carpathians (in Hutsulskyi region), the left source of Cheremosh (along with Bilyi Cheremosh they start Cheremosh). It belongs to the Danube basin. Its length is 87 km. Catchment area is 856 km². River slope is 14.0 m/km. River valley is V-shaped, sometimes cliffy, 100-200 wide, up to 950 m (within Verkhovynsko-Putylski low mountains). Narrow picturesque valley with steep slopes is covered with dense forests. In some areas in the lower current there can be found terraces, there is even a small floodplain 50-60 m wide, near the village Verkhovyna it reaches up to 300-500 m. On the river, there are many shoals and rapids of different difficulty. The bank is strengthened. It is used for water supply, water tourism (rafting), recreation. Chornyi Cheremosh originates in the north-eastern slopes of Chyvchynski mountains that belong to Marmarosh massif of the Ukrainian Carpathians. It flows across Verkhovynskyi rayon (district) of Ivano-Frankivska oblast. In the upper course, the river has northwest and north direction, and after the Dzembronya mouth it turns east.