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Rivière du Petit Portage
Country Canada
Province Quebec
Region Chaudière-Appalaches
MRC Beauce-Sartigan Regional County Municipality
Physical characteristics
Main source Douglas Lake
Saint-Hilaire-de-Dorset
430 metres (1,410 ft)
River mouth Chaudière River
Saint-Gédéon-de-Beauce
255 metres (837 ft)
Length 6.8 kilometres (4.2 mi)
Basin features
Progression Chaudière River, St. Lawrence River
River system St. Lawrence River
Basin size 27.2 kilometres (16.90 mi)
Tributaries
  • Left:
    (upstream)
  • Right:
    (upstream)

The rivière du Petit Portage (in English: Little Portage River) is a tributary of the west bank of the Chaudière River which flows northward to empty onto the south shore of the St. Lawrence River.

The Petit Portage river flows in the municipalities of Saint-Hilaire-de-Dorset and Saint-Gédéon-de-Beauce, in the Beauce-Sartigan Regional County Municipality (MRC), in the administrative region of Chaudière-Appalaches, in Quebec, in Canada.

Toponymy

The toponym Rivière du Petit Portage was formalized on February 28, 1980 at the Commission de toponymie du Québec.

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