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Ruisseau Saint-Joseph
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Ruisseau St-Joseph
Ruisseau Saint-Joseph is located in Quebec
Ruisseau Saint-Joseph
Country Canada
Province Quebec
Region Estrie
MRC Le Granit Regional County Municipality
Physical characteristics
Main source Mountain streams
Saint-Augustin-de-Woburn
600 metres (2,000 ft)
45°27′59″N 71°00′47″W / 45.466435°N 71.012988°W / 45.466435; -71.012988
River mouth Lake Mégantic, Chaudière River
Saint-Augustin-de-Woburn
395 metres (1,296 ft)
45°26′41″N 70°53′03″W / 45.44483°N 70.88428°W / 45.44483; -70.88428
Length 7 kilometres (4.3 mi)
Basin features
Progression Lake Mégantic, Chaudière River, St. Lawrence River
River system St. Lawrence River
Tributaries
  • Left:
    (upstream)
  • Right:
    (upstream)

The ruisseau Saint-Joseph (in English: Saint-Joseph stream) is a tributary on the south shore of Lake Mégantic which flows into the Chaudière River; the latter flows northward to empty on the south shore of the St. Lawrence River. The stream flows in the municipality of Saint-Augustin-de-Woburn, in the Le Granit Regional County Municipality, in the administrative region of Estrie, in Quebec, in Canada.

Toponymy

The toponym Ruisseau Saint-Joseph was made official on October 19, 1971 at the Commission de toponymie du Québec.

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