Lake Matagami facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsLake Matagami
|Location||Baie-James, near Matagami, Quebec|
|Primary inflows||Allard River, Bell River, Gouault River, Waswanipi River.|
|Primary outflows||Nottaway River|
|Max. length||43 kilometres (27 mi)|
|Max. width||14 kilometres (8.7 mi)|
|Surface area||236 square kilometres (91 sq mi)|
Located in a marshy area of northern Quebec, the lake created by the meeting of the rivers Allard, Bell, Gouault, the Canet and Waswanipi. This lake is about 14 kilometres (8.7 mi) wide, with a length of 43 kilometres (27 mi) and an area of 236 square kilometres (91 sq mi).
In Cree, "matagami" means "meeting of waters", in reference to the large rivers that join.
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