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Belle Kedgwick River
Country Canada
Physical characteristics
Main source Saint-Quentin Parish, Restigouche County, New Brunswick
436 m (1,430 ft)
River mouth Saint-Quentin Parish, Restigouche County, New Brunswick
211 m (692 ft)
Length 18.3 km (11.4 mi)
Basin features
Tributaries
  • Left:
    (from the confluence) Indian Gulch, McDonald Gulch, LeBlanc Gulch.
  • Right:
    (from the confluence) Six Mile Gulch, Fire Trail Branch.

The Belle Kedgwick River flows in Saint-Quentin Parish, Restigouche County, New Brunswick, Canada.

The river is a tributary of the west bank of the Kedgwick River, which flows southeast to the west bank of the Restigouche River; the latter flows north to the border of Quebec, then east to the west bank of the Chaleur Bay where it opens to the east on the Gulf of Saint Lawrence.

Geography

The Belle Kedgwick River begins in a marshy area in the northwest region of New Brunswick.

The source of the River Belle Kedgwick is:

  • 2.0 kilometres (1.2 mi) east of the border between Quebec and New Brunswick
  • 13.7 kilometres (8.5 mi) west of the confluence of the River Belle Kedgwick
  • 66.9 kilometres (41.6 mi) north of Edmundston downtown

The course of the river flows on the north side of the South Branch Kedgwick River course.

From its source, the river flows on 18.3 kilometres (11.4 mi)

  • 5.3 kilometres (3.3 mi) to the southeast in Saint-Quentin Parish up to Fire Trail Branch (from the west). Note: This segment is called Branch Middle Belle Kedgwick River
  • 1.8 kilometres (1.1 mi) to the northeast, up to LeBlanc Gulch (from northwest)
  • 1.9 kilometres (1.2 mi) to the southeast, up to Six Mile Gulch (from the west)
  • 4.7 kilometres (2.9 mi) to the northeast, up to McDonald Gulch (from the north)
  • 1.5 kilometres (0.93 mi) eastward up to Indian Gulch (from northwest)
  • 3.1 kilometres (1.9 mi) to the southeast, up to the confluence of the River Belle Kedgwick.

The Belle Kedgwick River flows on the west bank of the Kedgwick River, in the forest zone.

The confluence of the River Belle Kedgwick is:

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