Synonyms for mekinac or Related words with mekinac

matawin              matawinie              portneuf              causapscal              batiscan              bostonnais              masketsi              etchemin              ashuapmushuan              matapedia              croche              kipawa              manouane              yamaska              lavaltrie              yamachiche              dumoine              kedgwick              kitcisakik              soulanges              loche              madawaska              napierville              dolbeau              pincourt              outaouais              mistassini              pierrefonds              memramcook              natashquan              austreberthe              kapibouska              autray              bellechasse              obedjiwan              laprairie              chibougamau              assomption              kamouraska              chambly              lachine              beauceville              nominingue              mauricie              matane              laurentides              saguay              escoumins              boucherville              achigan             

Examples of "mekinac"
Mekinac lake covers 23 km² in the townships of Carignan (North part), Hackett (central part) and Mekinac (south part). Its length is 18 km by 2 km wide. The lake drains into the Mekinac River, which is a tributary of the Saint-Maurice River. A water retention dam located at the mouth of Lake Mekinac was rebuilt in 2011 and 2012. The two main tributaries of Lake Mekinac are :
Before emptying into the Rivière des Envies in Saint-Tite, "Little Mékinac North River" receives the waters of the "river Mekinac South" (popularly designated "little river south Mekinac").
The Lejeune Township (Canton Lejeune, in French) is located in the MRC Mekinac Regional County Municipality, in Mauricie, in the Quebec, Canada. Located south of canton Mekinac and west pf Marmier (township), Lejeune township straddles two municipal territories:
Township Mekinac was established by a proclamation of November 7, 1874 of Government of Quebec.
The origin of the name comes from the word "Mekinac" ("Mikinak" in Algonquin) which means "turtle".
With a total length of 28 km, the Little Mekinac North River has two major segments:
The surname "Mekinac" is used in 1808 in the baptismal act of the child Pierre-Olivier Launière said Mekinac, from Sainte-Geneviève-de-Batiscan. The designation "lake Mekinac" appears in 1863 as "Mekina" in a work of Stanislas Drapeau. The designation "Mekinac River" is mentioned in an 1870 report of the surveyor Hilarion Lefebvre. The designation "lake Mekinac" is shown on the official plan of Mékinac (township) in 1899. Finally, the Dictionary of rivers and lakes in the province of Quebec, published in 1914, mentions it. Forestry workers and other travelers coming from the south to reach the Mékinac Lake named on their way the Little Mékinac North River (Petite rivière Mékinac nord), located in the territory of Saint-Tite and Grandes-Piles.
Masketsi refers to several names of the Mekinac Regional County Municipality, in administrative region of Mauricie, in Quebec, in Canada
The word "Mekinac" has been associated with many homonyms as the river, the lake, the township, the MRC, the Catholic parishes of St. Roch and St. Joseph Mekinac Mékinac ... The name "Mékinac Township" was formalized as of December 5, 1968 in the register of place names in the Commission de toponymie du Québec (Geographical Names Board of Québec).
In its descent, the Mekinac river receives on its right bank the water of the stream Dumont, and on its left bank streams Thom (taking its source at Lake Thom, George, to Bouchard and Le Jeune) and Vlimeux (taking its source at Lake Vlimeux). Mekinac river flows along the northern boundary of Lejeune township, in the northern part of the municipality of Sainte-Thècle.
• Little Mékinac North River (Saint-Tite), which flows into the "River des Envies" at about upstream of the town of Saint-Tite. Note: the river "small Mekinac South" empties into the "small Mekinac North River", from the mouth of the latter,
• Eric Creek (Saint-Tite), which flows into the "River des Envies" slightly upstream from the mouth of the Little Mekinac North River,
The road linking the village of Saint-Joseph-de-Mékinac and the mouth of the river Mekinac, is located on the south side of the River.
By road, the mouth of the lake is located about 99 miles north of Trois-Rivières downtown or 52 km from Grand-Mère downtown. Starting from Grand-Mère, the path is to take the Route 155 (north) along the east bank of the Saint-Maurice River. Just before the bridge over the Mekinac River, 4.7 km after the village of Saint-Roch-de-Mékinac, turn on Saint-Joseph path towards Saint-Joseph-de-Mékinac, Quebec (municipality of Trois-Rives), a legendary authentic village that was developed through forestry, agriculture and tourist activities. After this town, turn left onto "Chemin du lac Mékinac" (Lake Mekinac Road). The distance between the Mekinac bridge (Saint-Roch-de-Mékinac) and the dam of Mekinac Lake (Trois-Rives) is 18.4 km (measured by road).
In Aboriginal history, the Mekinac River and Missionary Lake together served as paths between the Saint-Maurice River and Batiscan River. In winter, this route was also very useful for forest contractors using horse-drawn sleighs to access logging areas around Missionary Lake or Mekinac Lake.The need for this path for forestry was greatly reduced when a railway was completed in 1908 in the nearby Tawachiche sector connecting Hervey-Jonction to La Tuque. Today, this Mekinac/Missionary route is used recreationally by snowmobiles and ATVs between early December and late March.
Lake Roberge is located in the municipality of Grandes-Piles, in the MRC Mekinac Regional County Municipality, in Mauricie, in Quebec, in Canada.
The Lake Archange is located at the boundary of Sainte-Thècle and Grandes-Piles, in the Mekinac Regional County Municipality, in Mauricie, in Quebec, Canada.
The Lake Masketsi is located in the unorganized territory of Lac-Masketsi, in the Mekinac Regional County Municipality, in Mauricie, in Quebec, in Canada.
• the Mekinac River which course part start at the mouth of Mékinac Lake to flow into the Saint-Maurice River in Middle-Mauricie. The northern part of Lejeune Township flows to the Mekinac River, including Lake Button and Lake Lejeune. The latter joined the Thom stream via Lake Bouchard, Lake George and Lake Thom. The Thom stream flows into the Mékinac River in the village of Saint-Joseph-de-Mékinac.
A peninsula in the middle of Lake Mekinac, on East bank (in the municipality of Trois-Rives) is designated the "Trou-du-Steamboat". It is located off the bay designated "Bras Grosleau" (Grosleau Arm) whose top of the neighbor mountain (north side) reaches over 320 meters. In this area, the mountains on the east side of the lake form a long promontory which falls into the lake Mekinac. Consequently, navigators have few places to hide when the wind rises.