Théo River

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Théo
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Harricana River basin in yellow
Location
Country Canada
Province Quebec
Region Nord-du-Québec
Physical characteristics
Source 
  location Eeyou Istchee Baie-James (municipality), Quebec
  coordinates 49°16′11″N79°20′04″W / 49.26972°N 79.33444°W / 49.26972; -79.33444
Mouth Turgeon River
  location
Eeyou Istchee Baie-James (municipality), Nord-du-Québec, Quebec
  coordinates
49°57′05″N79°10′18″W / 49.95139°N 79.17167°W / 49.95139; -79.17167 Coordinates: 49°57′05″N79°10′18″W / 49.95139°N 79.17167°W / 49.95139; -79.17167
  elevation
276 m (906 ft)

The Théo River is a tributary of the Turgeon River, flowing into the Municipality of Eeyou Istchee Baie-James (municipality), in Nord-du-Québec , in Quebec, in Canada. The "Théo River" flows in the cantons of Laberge, Casa-Berardi, Raymond, Carheil and Peltrie.

Contents

Forestry is the main economic activity of the sector; recreational tourism activities, second.

The surface of the river is usually frozen from the end of November to the end of April, however safe ice circulation is generally from early December to mid-April.

Geography

The surrounding hydrographic slopes of the "Theo River" are:

The source of "Theo River" is a forest stream (altitude: 305 metres (1,001 ft)) located at:

From its source, the "Theo River" flows over 117 kilometres (73 mi) entirely in forest zone according to these segments:

The mouth of the "Théo River" flows to the south bank of the Turgeon River. This mouth of the river is located in the forest zone at:

Toponymy

The term "Theo" refers to a diminutive of the first name "Theophilus" (or “Théophile” in French) of French origin.

The toponym "Théo River" was formalized on December 5, 1968, at the Commission de toponymie du Québec, at the creation of this commission. [2]

Notes and references

  1. Distances measured from the Atlas of Canada (published on the Internet). Ministry of Natural Ressources of Canada.
  2. Quebec Geographic Names Board - Place Names Bank - Toponym: "Théo River"

See also

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