Oust

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Oust
Oust à Josselin.jpg
Oust river in Josselin
Location
CountryFrance
Physical characteristics
Source 
 ⁃ locationBrittany
Mouth 
 ⁃ location
Vilaine
 ⁃ coordinates
47°37′50″N 2°5′49″W / 47.63056°N 2.09694°W / 47.63056; -2.09694 (Vilaine-Oust)Coordinates: 47°37′50″N 2°5′49″W / 47.63056°N 2.09694°W / 47.63056; -2.09694 (Vilaine-Oust)
Length145 km (90 mi)
Basin size3,630 km2 (1,400 sq mi)
Discharge 
 ⁃ average25 m3/s (880 cu ft/s)
Basin features
ProgressionVilaineAtlantic Ocean

The Oust (Breton: Oud) is a river in Brittany, France, right tributary of the Vilaine. It is 145 km (90 mi) long,[1] its source is in the hills between Corlay and Quintin. It flows generally southeast, through the following départements and towns:

The Oust flows into the river Vilaine in Redon; the part of the Oust between Rohan and Redon has been made navigable for small ships, and forms part of the Canal de Nantes à Brest.

The rivers Aff, Arz and Ninian are among its tributaries.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sandre. "Fiche cours d'eau - Oust (J8--0230)".

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