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Anima Nipissing River
Anima Nipissing River is located in Ontario
Anima Nipissing River
Location of the mouth of the Anima Nipissing River in Ontario
Other name(s) Red Squirrel River
Country Canada
Province Ontario
Region Northeastern Ontario
District Nipissing
Municipality Temagami
Physical characteristics
Main source Anima Nipissing Lake
Banting Township
300 m (980 ft)
River mouth Lake Temagami
Aston Township
300 m (980 ft)
Length 14 km (8.7 mi)

The Anima Nipissing River, also known as the Red Squirrel River, is a river in Nipissing District, Ontario, Canada. It is situated in Aston and Banting townships of the municipality of Temagami.


The Anima Nipissing River begins at the south end of Anima Nipissing Lake at an elevation of 300 m (980 ft). It flows southwest into McLean Lake then comes out at Red Squirrel Road where it continues along this road for about 2.5 km (1.6 mi). The river continues south into Red Squirrel Lake and then exits at the lake's northwest end where it travels some 3.2 km (2.0 mi) to its mouth at Ferguson Bay of Lake Temagami. The Anima Nipissing River has a total length of about 14 km (8.7 mi).

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