South Patten River facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsSouth Patten
Harricana River basin in yellow
|Main source||Cochrane District, Ontario
331 m (1,086 ft)
|River mouth||Patten River
Cochrane District, Ontario
290 m (950 ft)
|Length||19.2 km (11.9 mi)|
The neighboring hydrographic slopes of the “South Patten River” are:
- North side: Patten River, Turgeon River (Ontario and Quebec);
- East side: Turgeon River (Ontario and Quebec), Boivin River (Quebec);
- South side: Chaboillez River, La Reine River (Abitibi Lake) (Quebec and Ontario);
- West side: Kabika River, East Kabika River, Case River.
The main source of the “South Patten River” is a creek (elevation: 331 metres (1,086 ft)). This source is located at:
- 18.1 kilometres (11.2 mi) West of Ontario - Quebec border;
- 20.9 kilometres (13.0 mi) North of the mouth of “South Patten River”;
- 19.4 kilometres (12.1 mi) North of the North-West Bay of Abitibi Lake.
From it source, the “South Patten River” flows on 19.2 kilometres (11.9 mi), on these segments:
- 3.0 kilometres (1.9 mi) to South-East, up to a creek (coming from South);
- 6.1 kilometres (3.8 mi) to North, then Nord-East, passing on the North-West side of a mountain (summit of 397 metres (1,302 ft)), up to a creek (coming from South);
- 10.1 kilometres (6.3 mi) to the North, snaking up to the mouth of the river.
The mouth of the Patten River empties on the West shore of Patten River. This mouth of the river is located in forest area at:
- 11.5 kilometres (7.1 mi) west of Ontario - Quebec border;
- 35.8 kilometres (22.2 mi) south of the mouth of the Patten River;
- 109.4 kilometres (68.0 mi) southwest of the mouth of Turgeon River (confluence with Harricana River;
- 28.4 kilometres (17.6 mi) North of the North-West Bay of Abitibi Lake.
The term "Patten" refers to a family name of English origin.
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