Deer River (Manitoba)

Deer River
Deer River (Manitoba) is located in Manitoba
Deer River (Manitoba)
Location of the mouth of the river in Manitoba
Census division23
Physical characteristics
SourceUnnamed lake
 • coordinates57°35′00″N 95°14′24″W / 57.58344429612829°N 95.24001072099297°W / 57.58344429612829; -95.24001072099297
 • elevation226 m (741 ft)
MouthDog River
 • coordinates
58°22′40″N 94°13′02″W / 58.37778°N 94.21722°W / 58.37778; -94.21722[1]Coordinates: 58°22′40″N 94°13′02″W / 58.37778°N 94.21722°W / 58.37778; -94.21722[1]
 • elevation
25 m (82 ft)
Basin features
River systemHudson Bay drainage basin

The Deer River is a river in Census division 23 in Northern Manitoba, Canada.[1] It is in the Hudson Bay drainage basin and is a right tributary of the Dog River.[1][2][3][4]


The Deer River begins at an unnamed lake, just 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) east of the Churchill River and flows east, through the Deer Lakes, and continues east, reaching a maximum separation with the Churchill River of about 70 kilometres (43 mi). It then turns north, and is roughly paralleled for the rest of its course by the Hudson Bay Railway; it passes closest to the railway points on the line (each with a flag stop railway station) of M'Clintock, Chesnaye and Lamprey. The river reaches its mouth at the Dog River, just upstream of that river's mouth at the Churchill River. The Churchill River flows to Hudson Bay.[1][2][3][4]


  • Lost Moose Creek (right)
  • Clifford Smith Creek (left)
  • Robert Thomson Creek (left)


  1. ^ a b c d "Deer River". Geographical Names Data Base. Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved 2018-07-10.
  2. ^ a b "Deer River". Atlas of Canada Toporama. Natural Resources Canada. 2016-09-12. Retrieved 2018-07-10.
  3. ^ a b "054L Churchill" (Map). National Topographic System Maps. 1 : 250,000. Natural Resources Canada. 1989.
  4. ^ a b Map 11 (PDF) (Map). Official highway map of Manitoba. Manitoba Infrastructure. July 2016. Retrieved 2018-07-10.
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