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Rivière à la Truite
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Rivière à la Truite at its confluence with the Chaudière River.
Country Canada
Province Quebec
Region Chaudière-Appalaches
MRC Beauce-Sartigan Regional County Municipality
Physical characteristics
Main source Agricultural streams
Saint-René
407 metres (1,335 ft)
River mouth Chaudière River
Saint-Martin
235 metres (771 ft)
Length 12.0 kilometres (7.5 mi)
Basin features
Progression Chaudière River, St. Lawrence River
River system St. Lawrence River
Basin size 47.9 kilometres (29.76 mi)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    (upstream) Petite rivière à la Truite, ruisseau Fortier
  • Right:
    (upstream) ruisseau Jos-Cliche, ruisseau Blais

The rivière à la Truite (in English: Trout river) is a tributary of the east bank of the Chaudière River, which flows northward to empty on the south bank of the St. Lawrence River.

Toponymy

The toponym “rivière à la Truite” was made official on December 5, 1968 at the Commission de toponymie du Québec.

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