Agnes River (Spanish River tributary) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsAgnes River
Location of the mouth of the Agnes River in Ontario
|Main source||Sinaminda Lake
406 m (1,332 ft)
|River mouth||Spanish River
304 m (997 ft)
|Length||30 km (19 mi)|
|River system||Lake Huron drainage basin|
The river begins at an Sinaminda Lake and flows southeast to its mouth at the Spanish River, which flows to the North Channel on Lake Huron. The outflow from Sinaminda Lake is controlled by the Sinaminda Dam, owned by Domtar; water from the lake reservoir is used to provide a regulated flow to hydroelectric generating stations owned by Vale Inco further downstream on the Spanish River. The mouth of river is a glacially-formed fluvial delta.
A stand of old-growth forest called the Agnes River Old Pine is located in the Agnes River drainage basin.
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