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Rivière du Nord
Country Canada
Province Quebec
Region Chaudière-Appalaches
MRC Les Appalaches Regional County Municipality
Municipality Adstock
Physical characteristics
Main source Agricultural and forest streams
Adstock
439 m (1,440 ft)
River mouth Muskrat River
Adstock
322 m (1,056 ft)
Length 7.1 km (4.4 mi)
Basin features
Progression Muskrat River, Saint-François River, St. Lawrence River
Tributaries
  • Left:
    (upstream) branche Tardif
  • Right:
    (upstream)

The Rivière du Nord (in English: river of the North) is a tributary of Muskrat River (via Lake Bolduc) which flows downstream to Grand lac Saint François, on the South Shore of the St. Lawrence River. The course of the "rivière du Nord" crosses the territory of the municipality of Adstock, in the Les Appalaches Regional County Municipality, in the administrative region of Chaudière-Appalaches, in Quebec, Canada.

Geography

From Bolduc Lake, the Muskrat River flows on 5.3 kilometres (3.3 mi) towards the southwest in a forest environment, collecting water from the Poulin and Rodrigue rivers and passing east of the village of Saint-Daniel, up to its mouth.

Toponymy

The toponym "Rivière du nord" was officially registered on August 4, 1969 at the Commission de toponymie du Québec.

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