Carmel River (Nicolet Southwest River) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsCarmel River
|Native name||Rivière Carmel|
|MRC||Nicolet-Yamaska Regional County Municipality|
|Municipality||Sainte-Perpétue, La Visitation-de-Yamaska, Sainte-Monique|
|Main source||Agriculture Streams
65 m (213 ft)
|River mouth||Nicolet Southwest River
45 m (148 ft)
|Progression||Nicolet Southwest River, Nicolet River, St. Lawrence River|
The Carmel River (in French: rivière Carmel) is a tributary on the northeast shore of the Nicolet Southwest River. It crosses the municipalities of Sainte-Perpétue, Sainte-Monique and La Visitation-de-Yamaska, in the Nicolet-Yamaska Regional County Municipality (MRC), in the administrative region of Centre-du-Québec, in Quebec, in Canada.
The main neighboring hydrographic slopes of the Carmel River are:
- north side: Leblanc stream, Nicolet River;
- east side: Nicolet River;
- south side: Nicolet Southwest River, Lafont River;
- west side: Nicolet Southwest River.
The Carmel River has its source in an agricultural zone to the northeast and to the east of the village of Sainte-Perpétue, on the northeast side of rang Saint-Charles road.
This river flows east in an agricultural zone, crossing the chemin du rang Saint-Joseph (route 259) in Sainte-Perpétue. The river then cuts the southern part of the municipality of Sainte-Monique, then it flows in the municipality of La Visitation-de-Yamaska.
The Carmel River drains on the northeast shore of the Southwest Nicolet River at a bend in the river.
The toponym "Rivière Carmel" was made official on August 8, 1977 at the Commission de toponymie du Québec.
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