Caniapiscau


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Caniapiscau

(kănyəpĭs`kô'), river, c.575 mi (930 km) long, issuing from Caniapiscau Lake, NE Que., Canada. It flows generally NW past Fort Mackenzie and joins the Mélèzes to form the Koksoak River, which then flows NE to Ungava Bay at Kuujjuaq. The river's lower course drains part of the iron belt of N Quebec.
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In addition to the 153,000 hectare Foxtrot property, the joint venture holds the Caniapiscau, Taiga and Tichegami properties that together constitute 227,000 hectares of prospective mineral permits.
One of these areas is the Otish Mountains region approximately 275 km northeast of Chibougamau and the other is the Caniapiscau area situated approximately 500 km east-northeast of Radisson.