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Rivière à la Loutre
Country Canada
Province Quebec
Region Chaudière-Appalaches
Regional County Municipality Montmagny Regional County Municipality
Physical characteristics
Main source Forest and mountain streams
Saint-Paul-de-Montminy
435 m (1,427 ft)
River mouth Rivière du Sud (Montmagny)
Sainte-Euphémie-sur-Rivière-du-Sud]
202 m (663 ft)
Length 7.0 km (4.3 mi)
Basin features
Progression Rivière du Sud (Montmagny), Saint Lawrence River
Tributaries
  • Left:
    (upstream)
  • Right:
    (upstream)

The rivière à la Loutre (English: Otter River) crosses the municipalities of Saint-Paul-de-Montminy and Sainte-Euphémie-sur-Rivière-du-Sud, in the Montmagny Regional County Municipality, in the administrative region of Chaudière-Appalaches, in the province of Quebec, in Canada.

Rivière à la Loutre is a tributary of the south shore of the rivière du Sud (Montmagny) which flows first southwest, then northeast to the south shore of Saint Lawrence River.

Geography

The Loutre river has its source in a mountainous area in the 1st rang of the municipality of Saint-Paul-de-Montminy in the Notre Dame Mountains.

From its source, the Rivière à la Loutre "flows through a valley steeped in 7.0 km (4.3 mi) according to the following segments:

  • 2.7 km (1.7 mi) north-west, up to rang Sainte-Anne-Ouest road;
  • 2.8 km (1.7 mi) west, crossing the Sirois-Sud road, to the main west street that it intersects at 1.2 km (0.75 mi) southwest of the center the village of Sainte-Euphémie-sur-Rivière-du-Sud;
  • 1.5 km (0.93 mi) towards the west, collecting a stream (coming from the east), until its confluence.

Rivière à la Loutre empties onto the south shore of the Rivière du Sud (Montmagny) near the boundary of the municipalities of Armagh and Sainte-Euphémie-sur-Rivière-du-Sud.

Toponymy

This toponym appears on a map dated 1952.

The toponym Rivière à la Loutre was formalized on December 5, 1968, at the Commission de toponymie du Québec.

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