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Beaver River
Beaver River (Thunder Bay District) is located in Ontario
Beaver River (Thunder Bay District)
Location of the mouth of the Beaver River in Ontario
Country Canada
Province Ontario
Region Central Ontario
District Thunder Bay
Physical characteristics
Main source Unnamed muskeg
478 m (1,568 ft)
49°08′46″N 90°41′09″W / 49.14611°N 90.68583°W / 49.14611; -90.68583
River mouth Firesteel River
450 m (1,480 ft)
49°03′02″N 90°46′48″W / 49.05056°N 90.78000°W / 49.05056; -90.78000
Basin features
River system Hudson Bay drainage basin

The Beaver River is a river in the west of Thunder Bay District in Northwestern Ontario, Canada. It is part of the Hudson Bay drainage basin, and is a right tributary of the Firesteel River.


The river begins at an unnamed muskeg and travels south, passes under the Canadian Pacific Railway transcontinental main line and Ontario Highway 17, then heads southwest, and reaches its mouth at the Firesteel River about 23 kilometres (14 mi) west of the community of Upsala.

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