List of rivers of Quebec

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This is a list of rivers of Quebec. Quebec has about:

  • one million lakes of which 62279 have a toponymic designation (a name), plus 218 artificial lakes;
  • 15228 watercourses with an official toponymic designation, including 12094 streams and 3134 rivers.[1]

Quebec has 2% of all fresh water on the planet.[2]

James Bay watershedEdit

James BayEdit

Rivers flowing into James Bay, listed from south to northEdit

Tributaries of La Grande RiverEdit
Tributaries of Rupert RiverEdit
Tributaries of Broadback RiverEdit
Tributaries of Nottaway RiverEdit
Tributaries of Waswanipi RiverEdit

(which empties in Nottaway River via Matagami Lake)

Tributaries of Bell RiverEdit
West bank (from the mouth)

East bank (from the mouth)

Quebec rivers flowing in Ontario (or tributaries of Ontario rivers)Edit

Main Quebec rivers flowing up to Ontario bank of James Bay, listed from East to West:

Right bank of Harricana River (from the Mouth)

Left bank of Harricana River (from the Mouth)

Tributaries of Moose River (Ontario)

Hudson Bay's tributaries (without James Bay's tributaries)Edit

Main rivers flowing into Hudson Bay, listed from north to south:

Hudson Strait watershedEdit

Rivers flowing into Hudson Strait, listed from west to east:

Ungava Bay watershedEdit

Rivers flowing into Ungava Bay, listed from west to east:

North shore of St. Lawrence River/Gulf of St. Lawrence watershedEdit

Rivers flowing into the St. Lawrence River and Gulf of St. Lawrence, listed in downstream order:

Ottawa Valley (east bank) – upper partEdit

Tributaries of Dozois Reservoir and lowerEdit

Tributaries of Decelles Reservoir and lowerEdit

Ottawa Valley (Quebec Watershed) – intermediary section (at the Ontario limit)Edit

Ottawa Valley (Ontario Watershed) – intermediary section (at the Quebec–Ontario limit)Edit

Gatineau River Valley – lower partEdit

Gatineau Valley (west bank)Edit

Ottawa Valley (east bank, Quebec) – lower part

Basse-Laurentides – Lac des Deux Montagnes and rivière des Mille ÎlesEdit

Rive Nord, en ordre de l'Ouest vers l'Est:

North shore of Rivière des Mille Îles

Ottawa Valley (south bank)Edit

Haut Saint-Laurent sector (north bank)Edit

North shore of St. Lawrence River

Montreal areaEdit

See: List of rivers and water bodies of Montreal Island

Jesus Island (Laval, Quebec)

Note: No rivers on Jesus Island

Island of Montreal

Watershed of l'Assomption RiverEdit

North shore of St Lawrence river – between Repentigny and Trois-RivièresEdit

Watershed of Saint-Maurice RiverEdit

Rivers flowing into the Saint Lawrence River and Gulf of Saint Lawrence, listed in downstream order:

West bank

East bank

Gouin ReservoirEdit

(Clockwise from the mouth)

North shore downstream of Trois-RivièresEdit

Batiscan River ValleyEdit

East of Batiscan RiverEdit

East of Quebec City on north shoreEdit

Watershed of Saguenay RiverEdit

Tributaries of Lac Saint-JeanEdit

In order in hourly turn from Saguenay River.

Tributaries of Péribonka RiverEdit

East Shore (upstream)

West shore (downstream)

North-shore tributaries downstream of TadoussacEdit

North-shore Betsiamites River and tributaries eastwardEdit

North-shore Aux Outardes River and tributaries eastwardEdit

North-shore Manicouagan River and tributaries eastwardEdit

North-shore Sainte-Marguerite River and tributaries eastwardEdit

Tributaries downstream of Romaine RiverEdit

Tributaries downstream of Natashquan RiverEdit

Islands of Saint Lawrence RiverEdit

Salaberry-de-ValleyfieldEdit

Orleans IslandEdit

Anticosti IslandEdit

Watershed of south shore of St. Lawrence River (between Ontario border and Etchemin River)Edit

Watershed of Haut-Saint-LaurentEdit

Watershed of Richelieu RiverEdit

Watershed of Yamaska RiverEdit

Watershed of Saint-François River and Eastern tributariesEdit

West bank of Saint-François River

Saint-François River

South bank of Saint-François River

North bank of Saint-François River

Grand lac Saint François

Lake Noir (Saint-François River)

East bank of Saint-François River

Tributaries downstream of Saint-François River' mouth

Watershed of Nicolet River and Eastern tributariesEdit

Watershed of Bécancour River and Eastern tributariesEdit

Watershed of Gentilly River and Eastern tributariesEdit

Watershed of Chaudière RiverEdit

Tributaries of west bank of Richelieu River

Tributaries of east bank of Chaudière River

Watershed of Etchemin RiverEdit

Gaspesie PeninsulaEdit

Watershed of southeast of St. Lawrence River (at east of Etchemin River)Edit

Watershed of South River, Montmagny (French: Rivière du Sud)Edit

Watershed of southeast bank of St. Lawrence River (at east of South River, Montmagny)Edit

Watershed of Rivière du Loup and Eastern tributariesEdit

Watershed of Trois-Pistoles River and Eastern tributariesEdit

Watershed of Rimouski River and Eastern tributariesEdit

Watershed of La Mitis and Eastern tributariesEdit

Northern slope of GaspésieEdit

Watershed of Gaspé BayEdit

Watershed of La Malbaie River (Percé)Edit

Watershed of Chaleur Bay (east of Bonaventure River)Edit

Watershed of Chaleur Bay (west of Bonaventure River)Edit

Restigouche River watershed (left bank – part in Quebec)Edit

Restigouche River watershed (part in New Brunswick)Edit

Watershed of Bay of Fundy (Atlantic Ocean)Edit

Saint John River watershed – higher part (Quebec, Maine and New Brunswick)Edit

North bank of Saint John River

Saint John River – watershed of Madawaska River – Quebec and New BrunswickEdit

Connecticut River – Quebec and New HampshireEdit

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Commission de toponymie du Québec - Accessdate = August 30, 2020
  2. ^ "Du Québec à la Louisiane, sur les traces des Français d'Amérique, Géo Histoire, Hors-série, Éditions Prisma, Paris, October 2006[page needed]
  3. ^ Lacolle River