Valley River (Manitoba)

The Valley River is a river in Southwestern Manitoba, Canada, whose valley separates the Duck Mountains from the Riding Mountains. It drains an area of approximately 2880 km2.[1]

Valley River
Location
CountryCanada
ProvinceManitoba
Physical characteristics
Source 
 • locationDuck Mountains
Mouth 
 • location
Dauphin Lake
 • coordinates
51°21′27″N 99°54′39″W / 51.3575°N 99.9107°W / 51.3575; -99.9107Coordinates: 51°21′27″N 99°54′39″W / 51.3575°N 99.9107°W / 51.3575; -99.9107
Basin size2,880 km2 (1,110 sq mi)

The river begins in the Duck Mountains and then descends into its valley where it passes through Tootinaowaziibeeng Treaty Reserve, Grandview, and Gilbert Plains before emptying into Dauphin Lake.

In 1889, the Shaw Brothers Lumber Company opened a flour mill and a sawmill on the river.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Daily Discharge Graph for Valley River Near Dauphin (05LJ010) [MB]". wateroffice.ec.gc.ca. Retrieved October 27, 2019.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  2. ^ Nicholson, Karen (February 2000). "The Lumber Industry in Manitoba" (PDF). Manitoba Culture, Heritage, Tourism and Sport - Historic Resources Branch. Retrieved October 27, 2019.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)