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South Patten
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Harricana River basin in yellow
Country Canada
Province Ontario
District Cochrane
Physical characteristics
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 South Patten River is a tributary of the Patten River, flowing in Cochrane District, in Northeastern Ontario, in Canada. The “South Patten River” flows in townships of Hepburn and Adair.

Geography

The neighboring hydrographic slopes of the “South Patten River” are:

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:

Toponymy

The term "Patten" refers to a family name of English origin.

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