Lake Timiskaming

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Lake Timiskaming or Lake Temiskaming (Lac Témiscamingue) is a large freshwater lake on the provincial boundary between Ontario and Quebec, Canada.wikipedia
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Ottawa River

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The lake, which forms part of the Ottawa River, is 110 km in length and covers an area of almost 295 km2.
The river rises at Lac des Outaouais, north of the Laurentian Mountains of central Quebec, and flows west to Lake Timiskaming.

Fort Témiscamingue

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For the trading post and some history see Fort Témiscamingue.
Fort Témiscamingue was a trading post from the 17th century in Duhamel-Ouest, Quebec, near Ville-Marie, Canada, located on the fur trade route on the east shore of Lake Timiskaming.

Ottawa-Bonnechere Graben

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It is the northern extension of the Ottawa-Bonnechere Graben, which is part of the Saint Lawrence rift system.
Since then, it has been traced west to Lake Nipissing, and northwestwards from the confluence of the Mattawa and Ottawa Rivers up the valley of the latter stream to Lake Timiskaming and the Montreal River valley.

Rift valley

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Lake Timiskaming is located within an ancient major rift valley that extends several hundred miles to the north-east called the Timiskaming Graben.
Lake Nipissing and Lake Timiskaming in Ontario and Quebec, Canada lie inside a rift valley called the Ottawa-Bonnechere Graben.

Timiskaming Graben

Lake Timiskaming is located within an ancient major rift valley that extends several hundred miles to the north-east called the Timiskaming Graben.
The Timiskaming Graben is now partially filled by Lake Timiskaming, a 100 km long successor to the much larger glacial Lake Barlow which drained at the end of the last glacial period about 8,000 years ago.

Blanche River (Lake Timiskaming)

Blanche River
The river is a tributary of Lake Timiskaming and its name is from the French for the colour "white".

Temiskaming Shores

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There are numerous faults in the area and has produced cliffs such as Devil's Rock, just 5 km south of Haileybury and is dated to be 2.2 billion years old.
Temiskaming Shores is located along the southern edge of the Clay Belt area, near the Quebec border on the shores of Lake Timiskaming's Wabi Bay.

Devil's Rock

There are numerous faults in the area and has produced cliffs such as Devil's Rock, just 5 km south of Haileybury and is dated to be 2.2 billion years old.
It is dated to be 2,200 million years old and it has a face of 600 ft rising 300 ft above Lake Timiskaming.

Montreal River (Timiskaming District)

Montreal River
It travels 220 km from its source at Smoothwater Lake to its mouth at Lake Timiskaming on the Ottawa River.

Matabitchuan River

The river continues northeast, passing into Timiskaming District, to Fourbass Lake at an elevation of 274 m and then empties into the west side of Lake Timiskaming, 1 km south of the mouth of the Montreal River.

List of lakes of Ontario

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Lake

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Lake Timiskaming or Lake Temiskaming (Lac Témiscamingue) is a large freshwater lake on the provincial boundary between Ontario and Quebec, Canada.

Provinces and territories of Canada

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Lake Timiskaming or Lake Temiskaming (Lac Témiscamingue) is a large freshwater lake on the provincial boundary between Ontario and Quebec, Canada.

Ontario

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Lake Timiskaming or Lake Temiskaming (Lac Témiscamingue) is a large freshwater lake on the provincial boundary between Ontario and Quebec, Canada.

Quebec

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Lake Timiskaming or Lake Temiskaming (Lac Témiscamingue) is a large freshwater lake on the provincial boundary between Ontario and Quebec, Canada.

Sea level

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Its water level ranges between 175 m and 179 m above sea-level, with a mean annual average of 178.4 m. The lake is in places up to 216 m deep.

Algonquin language

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The name is from the Algonquin Temikami or Temikaming, meaning "deep body of water with rapid winds”

Northern pike

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There are 30 species of fish in Lake Timiskaming, the best known are northern pike, sturgeon, lake trout, walleye, smallmouth bass, bullhead, carp, burbot, perch and whitefish.

Sturgeon

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There are 30 species of fish in Lake Timiskaming, the best known are northern pike, sturgeon, lake trout, walleye, smallmouth bass, bullhead, carp, burbot, perch and whitefish.

Lake trout

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There are 30 species of fish in Lake Timiskaming, the best known are northern pike, sturgeon, lake trout, walleye, smallmouth bass, bullhead, carp, burbot, perch and whitefish.

Walleye

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There are 30 species of fish in Lake Timiskaming, the best known are northern pike, sturgeon, lake trout, walleye, smallmouth bass, bullhead, carp, burbot, perch and whitefish.

Smallmouth bass

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There are 30 species of fish in Lake Timiskaming, the best known are northern pike, sturgeon, lake trout, walleye, smallmouth bass, bullhead, carp, burbot, perch and whitefish.

Ameiurus

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There are 30 species of fish in Lake Timiskaming, the best known are northern pike, sturgeon, lake trout, walleye, smallmouth bass, bullhead, carp, burbot, perch and whitefish.

Carp

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There are 30 species of fish in Lake Timiskaming, the best known are northern pike, sturgeon, lake trout, walleye, smallmouth bass, bullhead, carp, burbot, perch and whitefish.

Burbot

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There are 30 species of fish in Lake Timiskaming, the best known are northern pike, sturgeon, lake trout, walleye, smallmouth bass, bullhead, carp, burbot, perch and whitefish.