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Rivière du Barrage
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Country Canada
Province Quebec
Region Estrie
MRC Le Granit Regional County Municipality
Physical characteristics
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 / 45.631162; -70.601786
River mouth Samson River
392 metres (1,286 ft)
45°40′58″N 70°40′45″W / 45.68278°N 70.67917°W / 45.68278; -70.67917
Length 8.2 kilometres (5.1 mi)
Basin features
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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