Rivière du Barrage facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsRivière du Barrage
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|MRC||Le Granit Regional County Municipality|
|Main source||Mountain streams
Saint-Robert-Bellarmin, (MRC) Le Granit Regional County Municipality, Québec
566 metres (1,857 ft)
45°37′52″N 70°36′06″W / 45.631162°N 70.601786°W
|River mouth||Samson River
392 metres (1,286 ft)
45°40′58″N 70°40′45″W / 45.68278°N 70.67917°W
|Length||8.2 kilometres (5.1 mi)|
|Progression||Samson River, Chaudière River, St. Lawrence River|
|River system||St. Lawrence River|
The rivière du Barrage (in English: river of the Dam) is a tributary of the east bank of the Samson River, which flows on the east bank of the Chaudière River; the latter flows northward to empty onto the south shore of the St. Lawrence River.
The toponym Rivière du Barrage was formalized on December 5, 1968 at the Commission de toponymie du Québec.
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