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Murdock River
Other name(s) French: Rivière Murdock
Country Canada
Province Ontario
Region Northeastern Ontario
District Sudbury District
Physical characteristics
Main source Mud Lake, Ontario
Servos Township
215 m (705 ft)
River mouth French River (river)
French River (municipality)
182 m (597 ft)
Basin features
River system Lake Huron drainage basin

The Murdock River (French: Rivière Murdock) is a river in Sudbury District in Northeastern Ontario, Canada. It is in the Lake Huron drainage basin and is a right tributary of the French River.


The river begins at Mud Lake in geographic Servos Township in Unorganized North Sudbury District. It flows west through Graham Lake, turns south, and is crossed by the Canadian Pacific Railway main line. It enters Lovering Lake at the community of Paget, flows west under Ontario Highway 69 into Kakakiwaganda Lake, then turns sharply east back under Highway 69 to Round Lake. It heads south southeast, passes briefly through the northeast corner of geographic Cox Township, enters the municipality of French River, is crossed by Ontario Highway 64 and Ontario Highway 607, and reaches its mouth at the French River near the central community of French River.

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