Manicouagan


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Manicouagan

(mănĭkwäg`ən), river, 310 mi (499 km) long, rising in E central Que., Canada, and flowing S to the St. Lawrence River near Baie Comeau. The river is an important source of hydroelectricity; the Daniel Johnson Dam on the river forms the Manicouagan ReservoirManicouagan Reservoir
, annular artifical lake, 750 sq mi (1,942 sq km), SE Que., Canada, in a heavily forested area of the Canadian Shield. It has a maximum depth of 1,150 ft (300 m).
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Except for Manicouagan, a sprawling constituency on the North Shore of the St.
Craters large and small Crater Size (km) Vredefort (Free State, South Africa) 300 Sudbury (Ontario, Canada) 130 Chicxulub (Yucatan, Mexico) 240 Popigai (Siberia) 100 Manicouagan (Quebec, Canada) 100 Acraman (South Australia) 90 Chesapeake Bay (Virginia, USA) 85 Morokweng (Kalahari Desert) 70 Kara (Yugorsky Peninsula, Russia) 65 Beaverhead (Idaho, USA) 60 Table 13.
In 1973 delegates and accompanying persons had the option of taking a day trip to Montreal or to the Saguenay--Lac-Saint-Jean region with a visit to the Daniel Johnson Dam on the Manicouagan River.
0x20 It owns a 50% interest in the core portion of the Villebon property in Abitibi and 100% interest in the extensions of the property to the north and southeast, a 100% interest in eight North Shore properties that constitute the Manicouagan constellation and a 100% interest in the Isoukustouc group of properties on Quebec's North Shore near the deep-seaport town of Baie-Comeau.
New to Ottawa are Innu leader Peter Penashue, who won for the Conservatives in the Labrador riding, and two NDP representatives, Cree leader Romeo Saganash in Abitibi-Baie-James-Nunavik-Eeyou, in northern Quebec, and Jonathan Genest-Jourdain, an Innu in the Quebec riding of Manicouagan.
3]/s) and three large rivers on the north shore--the Betsiamites, Aux Outardes and Manicouagan rivers, which have a combined discharge of 1600 [m.
of Montreal said on Wednesday it had sold its 60 percent indirect stake in the Manicouagan Power Co.
When the mouth of the river draining from the 70 km diameter Manicouagan structure was dammed it produced a reservoir with a capacity of approximately 142 trillion litres of water.
In my office, looking at the Raven Map of the whole of North America, my eyes cannot pass Lake Manicouagan, in Quebec, a lake that looks like a circular river, narrow but round, like an Escher print or a Mobius strip, with an island in the middle.
Jocelyn is showing his wife the line that the train has to follow to get to his place of work, naming all the places they pass through--Tadousac, Bacon Bay, Forestville, Manicouagan, Egg Island, Sept-Iles.
Earlier, the Transport Ministry announced that the ownership of Baie-Comeau Airport, Quebec, had passed to the Manicouagan Regional County Municipality.