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Shashiskau River
Shashiskau River is located in Ontario
Shashiskau River
Location of the mouth of the Shashiskau River in Ontario
Country Canada
Province Ontario
Region Northeastern Ontario
District Cochrane
Physical characteristics
Main source Unnamed lake
283 m (928 ft)
50°12′38″N 80°05′09″W / 50.21056°N 80.08583°W / 50.21056; -80.08583
River mouth Kesagami River
10 m (33 ft)
50°56′02″N 79°46′55″W / 50.93389°N 79.78194°W / 50.93389; -79.78194
Basin features
River system James Bay drainage basin
Tributaries

The Shashiskau River is a river in northern Cochrane District in Northeastern Ontario, Canada. It is part of the James Bay drainage basin, and is a right tributary of the Kesagami River.

The river begins at an unnamed lake in the Shashiskau Hills and adjacent to Kesagami Lake and flows north through Shashiskau Lake, where it takes in the right tributary Little Shashiskau River. It continues north, turns northeast, takes in the right tributary Harvey Creek, and reaches its mouth at the Kesagami River. The Kesagami River flows via the Harricana River to James Bay.

Tributaries

  • Harvey Creek (right)
  • Amisk Creek (left)
  • Little Shashiskau River (right)
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