Owl River (Manitoba)

Owl River
Owl River (Manitoba) is located in Manitoba
Owl River (Manitoba)
Location of the mouth of the Owl River in Manitoba
Location
CountryCanada
ProvinceManitoba
RegionNorthern
Census division23
Physical characteristics
SourceFly Lake
 • coordinates57°23′49″N 94°34′24″W / 57.39694°N 94.57333°W / 57.39694; -94.57333
 • elevation173 m (568 ft)
MouthHudson Bay
 • coordinates
57°50′45″N 92°45′01″W / 57.84583°N 92.75028°W / 57.84583; -92.75028Coordinates: 57°50′45″N 92°45′01″W / 57.84583°N 92.75028°W / 57.84583; -92.75028
 • elevation
0 m (0 ft)
Basin features
River systemHudson Bay drainage basin
Tributaries 
 • rightSilcox Creek

The Owl River is a river in the Hudson Bay drainage basin in census division 23 in Northern Manitoba, Canada.[1] It flows from Fly Lake to Hudson Bay.[2]

The river is crossed at the community of Herchmer, the location of Herchmer railway station, by the Hudson Bay Railway. Herchmer railway station is served by the Via Rail Winnipeg – Churchill train.

A large portion of the river from its mouth upstream is part of Wapusk National Park.[3]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Owl River". Geographical Names Data Base. Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved 2012-07-06.
  2. ^ "Owl River". Atlas of Canada. Natural Resources Canada. 2010-02-04. Retrieved 2012-07-06. Shows the course of the river on a topographic map.
  3. ^ Map 17 (PDF) (Map). Official road map of Manitoba. Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism. 2010. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-10-06. Retrieved 2012-07-08.


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