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Chabbie
Harricana map.png
Harricana River basin in yellow
Country Canada
Province Ontario
District Cochrane
Physical characteristics
Main source Cochrane District, Ontario
309 m (1,014 ft)
River mouth Turgeon River
Cochrane District, Ontario
270 m (890 ft)
Length 52.7 km (32.7 mi)

The Chabbie River is a tributary of the Turgeon River flowing through Canada, in:

  • Cochrane District, Northeastern Ontario;
  • Eeyou Istchee Baie-James (municipality), in Jamésie, in the administrative region of Nord-du-Québec in Québec.

Forestry is the main economic activity of the sector; recreational tourism activities, second.

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.

Geography

The main hydrographic slopes adjacent to the Chabbie River are:

The Chabbie River originates at the mouth of a forest brook (altitude: 309 metres (1,014 ft)) feeding on a small marsh area in the eastern part of the Cochrane District , in Ontario.

The mouth of the small head lake is located at:

  • 26.4 kilometres (16.4 mi) west of the boundary between Ontario and Quebec;
  • 35.8 kilometres (22.2 mi) northwest of the mouth of the Chabbie River (confluence with the Turgeon River);
  • 73.1 kilometres (45.4 mi) southwest of the mouth of the Turgeon River (in Quebec);
  • 55.3 kilometres (34.4 mi) southeast of a southern bay of Kesagami Lake in Ontario.

From the mouth of the small head lake, the Chabbie River runs on 52.7 kilometres (32.7 mi) according to the following segments:

  • 11.8 kilometres (7.3 mi)) to south-east, then south-westerly, to the mouth of the "North Chabbie Lake" which flows through {convert|0.7|km} to the South-East;
  • 10.4 kilometres (6.5 mi) to the south-east including through a small unidentified lake (length: 1.0 kilometre (0.62 mi)) and the northern part of Lake Chabbie to the northeast to its mouth;
  • 3.9 kilometres (2.4 mi) southeasterly to the north boundary of Noseworthy Township;
  • 2.9 kilometres (1.8 mi)southeasterly to the west boundary of Bradette Township;
  • 21.4 kilometres (13.3 mi) to the southeast in Bradette Township, then eastward to the boundary between Ontario and Quebec;
  • 0.3 kilometres (0.19 mi)eastward in the Township of Dieppe in Quebec to the mouth.

The Chabbie River flows on the west bank of the Turgeon River. This confluence is located at:

  • 0.3 kilometres (0.19 mi) east of the boundary between Quebec and Ontario;
  • 69.6 kilometres (43.2 mi) southwest of the mouth of the Turgeon River (confluence with the Harricana River);
  • 87 kilometres (54 mi) southeast of a southern bay of Kesagami Lake in Ontario.

Toponymy

The term "Turcotte" is a surname of family of French origine.

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