Case River facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsCase River
Harricana River basin in yellow
|Main source||Cochrane District, Ontario
348 m (1,142 ft)
|River mouth||Kabika River
Cochrane District, Ontario
259 m (850 ft)
|Length||51.6 km (32.1 mi)|
Forestry is the main economic activity of the sector; recreational tourism activities, second. The west side of this slope is served by the Ontario road 652.
The surface of the river is usually frozen from early November to mid-May, but safe circulation on the ice generally occurs from mid-November to the end of April.
The surrounding hydrographic slopes of the Case River are:
- North side: Kabika River, Burntbush River;
- Nast side: Kabika River, East Kabika River, Patten River, Turgeon River;
- South side: Mace Creek, Abitibi Lake, Little Kaminisinakwa River;
- West side: Little Joe Creek, Kenning River, Séguin River.
The Case River originates at the mouth of Wheat Lake (elevation: 348 metres (1,142 ft)) in northern Steele Township. This lake is located southeast of a mountain with a peak of 432 metres (1,417 ft) and a guard tower. Its mouth is located at 6.6 kilometres (4.1 mi) north of the North-East Bay of Abitibi Lake.
From the mouth of Wheat Lake, the Case River flows over 51.6 kilometres (32.1 mi) according to the following segments:
- 6.8 kilometres (4.2 mi) northwesterly in Steele Township, to the east of Case Township;
- 23.1 kilometres (14.4 mi) north in Case Township, to Kenning's Anton Line;
- 2.6 kilometres (1.6 mi) northwesterly in Kenning Township, to the influence of the Kenning River (coming from the west);
- 19.4 kilometres (12.1 mi) north, then north-east, winding through township Hurtubise to its mouth.
The confluence of the Case River in Hurtubise Township, at 16.3 kilometres (10.1 mi) west of the Ontario border Quebec; 16.3 kilometres (10.1 mi) south-west of the mouth of the Kabika River (confluence with the Burntbush River); 31.3 kilometres (19.4 mi) southwesterly of the mouth of Burntbush River (confluence with Turgeon River); 105.3 kilometres (65.4 mi) south of the mouth of the Turgeon River (confluence with the Harricana River); 7.5 kilometres (4.7 mi) North-West of a bay south of Kesagami Lake and 43.4 kilometres (27.0 mi) east of Ontario Highway 652.
The term "Case" is a family name of English origin.
Case River Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.