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Moonbeam Creek
Country Canada
Province Ontario
Region Northeastern Ontario
District Cochrane
Parts or municipalities Unorganized North Cochrane District, Fauquier-Strickland
Physical characteristics
Main source unnamed wetland
Fauquier-Strickland
250 m (820 ft)
River mouth Poplar Rapids River
Alexandra Township, Unorganized North Cochrane District
211 m (692 ft)
Basin features
River system James Bay drainage basin
Tributaries

Moonbeam Creek is a stream in both the municipality of Fauquier-Strickland and Unorganized North Cochrane District, Cochrane District in Northeastern Ontario, Canada. It is in the James Bay drainage basin and is a left tributary of the Poplar Rapids River.

Course

The creek begins at an unnamed wetland in the municipality of Fauquier-Strickland and flows north, passes under Ontario Highway 11 and the Ontario Northland Railway just west of the community of Strickland, and flows into geographic Alexandra Township in Unorganized North Cochrane District. It continues northeast, takes in the right tributary Strickland Creek at Moonbeam Lake, loops south then back north, and reaches its mouth at the Poplar Rapids River. The Poplar Rapids River flows via the Mattagami River and the Moose River to James Bay.

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