Synonyms for rivière_aux_rats or Related words with rivière_aux_rats

rivière_des_envies              rivière_aux_eaux_mortes              matawin              zec_tawachiche              manouane              moisie              la_tuque_urban_agglomeration              batiscanie_quebec              mékinac              tawachiche              mekinac              patapédia              ashuapmushuan              rivière_du_milieu              batiscan              cascapédia              métabetchouane              portneuf_wildlife_reserve              miguick              kedgwick              bostonnais              musquaro              zec_kiskissink              kipawa              dumoine              sanmaur              missinaibi              caniapiscau              tovdalselva              tavignano              matapedia              outardes              escoumins              trois_rives              kechika              lake_wayagamac              batiscanie              gouin_reservoir              skjálfandafljót              lake_kiskissink              sainte_thècle              sélune              pohenegamook              approuague              pokemouche              shlina              mandrare              gounamitz_river              lac_édouard_quebec              mandalselva             

Examples of "rivière_aux_rats"
Rivière aux rats” is a tributary of the Saint-Maurice River, by the west bank, and its mouth is 500 meters upstream from the road bridge of “Rivière-aux-rats”, spanning the Saint-Maurice River and one kilometer upstream from the mouth of the Wessonneau River which flows northeast. “Rivière aux rats” flows mainly in the territory of the Zec Wessonneau.
In 1806, Jean-Baptiste Perrault, traveling merchant, mentions in his writings the "Fort of the Rivière aux rats". Journals of the House of Assembly of Lower Canada, 1823-1824, quote Francis Verreault: "... there is a station established at a place called Utsasht-ushipi (Rivière aux rats)". From the mid-nineteenth century, following the granting of rights to cut timber on public lands, many forest projects are implemented by loggers, near the "Rivière aux rats".
The main roads to reach the lake Manouane pass through Saint-Micihel-des-Saints (Lanaudière) or Rivière-aux-Rats (Mauricie).
A "poste d'accueil" (entry station) for the Zec Wessonneau is located west of the Saint-Maurice River, near the bridge of the Rivière aux Rats (La Tuque).
For sports river, visitors can enjoy camping canoeing on the Rivière aux Rats (Lac-Saint-Jean) for a distance of over 25 km.
The source of the “Rivière aux rats” is the area near the Vermillion River (southeast bank), comprising the discharge of lakes Nathalie, Blazer and “Lac aux rats” (Rat lake). In its course, the river receive waters from the “Petite rivière aux rats” (Little Rats River) which drains the lakes Pierre-Antoine, the “Petit Lac aux Rats" and Moose Lake. From this junction, the river often flows in coils, heading first to the south, then to the southeast. A forest road goes along the river from the south or west side, according to the segments of the river. Another discharge flows into the “Rivière aux rats” from the lakes Cinconcine and Dumoulin, located north of the “Rivière aux rats”.
In order to reach the west side of the Cinconcine lake by road from Quebec Route 155 (located east of Saint-Maurice River), it is required to cross the bridge in the hamlet of Rivière-aux-Rats (Mauricie), which spans the Saint-Maurice River. Then continue on the forest road to the northwest along the Rivière aux Rats (La Tuque) 25.4 km; then take a right fork on about 9 km, along Cinconcine River.
The Rivière aux Rats (Rat River, in English) flows south-east for about 60 km, in forested areas in La Tuque (urban agglomeration) (former MRC du Haut-Saint-Maurice) in Mauricie, in Quebec, in Canada. Its mouth is located at the opposite bank of the “Rivière-aux-Rats” hamlet (Rat River hamlet), which is on the east side of Saint-Maurice River, at 29.5 km (by Route 155) south of Downtown La Tuque
The name “Rivière aux Rats» (Mauricie) was officially registered on December 5, 1968 in the Bank of place names of Commission de toponymie du Québec (Geographical Names Board of Québec)
The French toponym "Zec de la Rivière-aux-Rats" was formalized on 5 August 1982 at the Bank of place names in the Commission de toponymie du Québec (Geographical Names Board of Quebec)
From the southwest, the river empties into the Saint-Maurice River at 500 meters downstream from the “Rivière-aux-Rats” bridge, built in 1980 to span the Saint-Maurice River. Its mouth is located at the opposite of the hamlet "Rivière-aux-Rats", which is on the east side of Saint-Maurice River, at 29.5 km ( by Route 155) south of Downtown La Tuque. The altitude of the water at the confluence is 121 m. In its watershed, highest mountainous peak reaches up to 381 m.
From the seventeenth century through the establishment at the mouth of a trading post by Hudson 's Bay, Rivière aux rats is a preferred method of communication for trafficking in Furs for the area between the rivers Saint-Maurice and Vermillion River. This trading post was in service until the mid-nineteenth century.
In 1910, under the auspices of Bishop Cloutier, Bishop of Trois-Rivières, a Catholic mission was founded in “Rivière-aux-Rats” under the patronage of “Saint-Jean-Baptiste” (St. John the Baptist). This canonical designation honors simultaneously French Canadians representant and also the oldest inhabitant of the place, Jean-Baptiste Hennesse.
The upper portion of the river is characterized by a succession of rapids, waterfalls, and cascades. Only the last , from its mouth to Dolbeau-Mistassini, is navigable. Tributaries of the Mistassini River include the Papillon River, the Rivière des Framboises (Raspberry River), the Rivière aux Rats (Rat River), and the Mistassibi River.
The zec de la Rivière-aux-Rats is a "zone d'exploitation contrôlée" (controlled harvesting zone) (ZEC) in the unorganized territory of Rivière-Mistassini, in the Maria-Chapdelaine Regional County Municipality, in the administrative region of Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean, in Quebec, in Canada.
Covering 1,781 square kilometers, the "zec de la Rivière-aux-Rats" is the third greatest zec in Quebec in term of area and the largest in the administrative region of Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean. The southern boundary of the ZEC is located about 30 km north of Dolbeau-Mistassini.
Forestry companies have maintained in operation logging camps near the mouth of the “Rivière aux rats” until 1984. The ferry connecting the two banks of Saint-Maurice River was in operation until 1980, after the construction of the bridge over the Saint-Maurice River.
1680: the fur grows. Thirty whites roamed the land. The North West Company and Hudson's Bay Company intensify often treated at the expense of the natives. The posts were installed to control the Rivière aux Rats (Mauricie) in La Tuque (1700), the Vermillion River, Parent and Weymontachie.
This hamlet is located nearby the Saint-Maurice River, about fifty miles south of La Tuque, north of the mouth of Matawin River and south of the hamlet of Rivière-aux-Rats. Grand-Anse hamlet is also at 5 km north of hamlet Olscamp and north of hamlet Rivière Matawin (Hamlet).
St-Pierre-Jolys (formerly "Rivière-aux-Rats"/Rat River, "St-Pierre"/St. Pierre), pop. 1099, is a village 50 km SSE of Winnipeg on Highway 59 near the Rat River, in the Canadian province of Manitoba. It is surrounded by the Rural Municipality of De Salaberry. The nearest communities are Steinbach, St. Malo, Morris and Niverville.