Copperneedle River

Copperneedle River
Physical characteristics
 • location
Northwestern Hudson Bay

The Copperneedle River[1] originates within the northern Hearne Domain, Western Churchill province of the Churchill craton, the northwest section of the Canadian Shield in Nunavut's Kivalliq Region.[2] There are rapids along the river, approximately 15 km (9.3 mi) from Hudson Bay's Dawson Inlet.

Copperneedle River is populated with Arctic char.[3] The portion of the river near Southern Lake is part of the Beverly and Qamanirjuaq caribou range.[4]

See also


  1. ^ "Copperneedle River, Nunavut, Canada". Retrieved 2008-12-03.
  2. ^ "East of Copperneedle River". Retrieved 2008-12-03.
  3. ^ "CSAS Stock Status Reports" (PDF). p. 10. Retrieved 2008-12-03.
  4. ^ "PROTECTING BEVERLY AND QAMANIRJUAQ CARIBOU AND CARIBOU RANGE Water and Ice Crossings". Archived from the original on 2013-01-17. Retrieved 2008-12-03.

Coordinates: 61°57′N 095°50′W / 61.950°N 95.833°W / 61.950; -95.833 (Copperneedle River)

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