Théodat River

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Théodat
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Watershed of Nottaway River
Location
Country Canada
Province Quebec
Region Eeyou Istchee Baie-James (municipality)
Physical characteristics
SourceForested lake
 - location Eeyou Istchee Baie-James (municipality), Nord-du-Québec, Quebec
 - coordinates 50°50′02″N76°34′50″W / 50.83389°N 76.58056°W / 50.83389; -76.58056
 - elevation317 m (1,040 ft)
Mouth Evans Lake
 - location
Eeyou Istchee Baie-James (municipality), Nord-du-Québec, Quebec
 - coordinates
50°59′19″N76°34′50″W / 50.98861°N 76.58056°W / 50.98861; -76.58056 Coordinates: 50°59′19″N76°34′50″W / 50.98861°N 76.58056°W / 50.98861; -76.58056
 - elevation
241 m (791 ft)
Length117.4 km (72.9 mi) [1]

The Théodat River is a tributary of Evans Lake, in Regional County Municipality (MRC) of Eeyou Istchee Baie-James (municipality), in the administrative region from Nord-du-Québec, Canadian province of Quebec, in Canada.

Lake Evans is a freshwater lake in the municipality of Eeyou Istchee James Bay, in the administrative region of Nord-du-Québec, in western Quebec, Canada. This lake is crossed by the Broadback River.

Baie-James Municipality in Quebec, Canada

The Municipality of Baie-James was a municipality in northern Quebec, Canada, which existed from 1971 to 2012. Located to the east of James Bay, Baie-James covered 297,332.84 km2 (114,800.85 sq mi) of land, making it the largest incorporated municipality in Canada — only eight unorganized territories were larger. Its territory almost entirely covered the administrative region of Jamésie, although it contained less than five percent of the population. Essentially, it was the remainder of the Jamésie Territory's land after all of the major population centres were removed.

Nord-du-Québec Place in Quebec, Canada

Nord-du-Québec is the largest, but the least populous, of the seventeen administrative regions of Quebec, Canada. With nearly 750,000 square kilometres (290,000 sq mi) of land area, and very extensive lakes and rivers, it covers much of the Labrador Peninsula and about 55% of the total land surface area of Quebec, while containing a little more than 0.5% of the population.

Contents

The hydrographic slope of the Théodat River is served by the northern route from Matagami passing 64 kilometres (40 mi) south-west of the mouth of the river. The surface of the river is usually frozen from early November to mid-May, however, safe ice circulation is generally from mid-November to mid-April.

Matagami City in Quebec, Canada

Matagami is a small town in Quebec, Canada. It is located north of Amos, on Matagami Lake, at the northern terminus of Route 109 and the start of the James Bay Road. The town had a population of 1,526 as of the Canada 2011 Census.

Geography

The main hydrographic slopes near the Théodat River are:

Poles River tributary of Evans Lake and Broadback River in northwestern Quebec, Canada

The Poles River is a tributary of Evans Lake in Regional County Municipality (RCM) of Eeyou Istchee Baie-James (municipality) in the area of the Nord-du-Québec, Canadian province of Quebec, in Canada.

Nemiscau River Nemiscau River is a river flowing in municipality of James-Bay, in administrative region of Nord-du-Québec, in Quebec, Canada.

The Nemiscau River is a river flowing in the municipality of Baie-James, an administrative region of Nord-du-Québec, in Quebec, Canada.

Broadback River tributary of Rupert bay (South of James Bay) flowing in municipality of Eeyou Istchee Baie-James, in administrative region of Nord-du-Québec, in Quebec, in Canada.

The Broadback River is a river in northern Quebec, Canada. It drains into Rupert Bay, just south of the Rupert River and Cree community Waskaganish. The major lake on the river's course is Lake Evans.

The Theodat River originates at the mouth of a little unidentified lake (length: 0.6 kilometres (0.37 mi) altitude: 317 metres (1,040 ft)). This source is located at:

Soscumica Lake lake crossed by the Nottaway River in northwestern Quebec, Canada

Soscumica Lake is a lake of the southern portion of Eeyou Istchee James Bay (municipality), in the administrative region of Nord-du-Québec, in the province of in south-western Quebec, Canada. The southern part of Lake Soscumica extends into Millet Township.

From its source, the Théodat River flows on 117.4 kilometres (72.9 mi) according to the following segments:

Upper part of Theodat River (segment of 50.1 kilometres (31.1 mi) crossing the Assinica Wildlife Sanctuary)

Théodat Lake tributary of the Théodat River, northwestern Quebec, Canada

The Théodat Lake is a freshwater body of the territory of Eeyou Istchee Baie-James (municipality), in the administrative region of Nord-du-Québec, in the province of Quebec, in Canada.

Lower part of Théodat River (segment of 67.3 kilometres (41.8 mi))

The Theodat River flows into the Northeast bay of Evans Lake, facing an island with a length of 1.1 kilometres (0.68 mi). Evans Lake is crossed to the North by the Broadback River.

The mouth of Théodat River is located at:

Toponymy

The toponym "Théodat River" was formalized on December 5, 1968, at the Commission de toponymie du Québec, i.e. at the creation of this commission [3]

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References

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  1. "Atlas of Canada". atlas.nrcan.gc.ca. Retrieved 2017-11-26.
  2. Distances from the Atlas of Canada (published on the Internet) from the Department of Natural Resources Canada.
  3. "Commission de toponymie du Québec - Place name bank - Toponym: "Théodat River"". toponymie.gouv.qc.ca. Retrieved 2017-11-25.

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