- List of Hudson Bay rivers
This list of Hudson Bay rivers includes the principal rivers draining into the Hudson, James and Ungava bays of the
Arctic Ocean. The total surface area of the Hudson Bay watershed is about 3,9 million km³ with a mean discharge of about 30,900 m³/s. The drainage basin includes parts of five Canadian provinces ( Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontarioand Quebec), two Canadian territories ( Northwest Territoriesand Nunavut) and four American states ( Montana, South Dakota, North Dakotaand Minnesota). The two principal waterways are the La Grande Rivière, in Québec, and the Nelson Riverin Manitoba, each with an average waterflow of over 3,000 m³/s.
The rivers are presented by coastline, clockwise, starting with the George River in northeastern Quebec, just south of
Cape Chidleyand the entrance to the Atlantic Ocean.
Rivers in Quebec
*À la Baleine
*Petite Rivière de la Baleine
*Grande Rivière de la Baleine
Rivers in Ontario
Rivers in Manitoba
Rivers in Nunavut
Koukdjuak River(Baffin Island)
Rivers in Alberta
*James Bay Hydroelectric Complex
Nelson River Hydroelectric Project
*Stephen J. Déry et al., Characteristics and Trends of River Discharge into Hudson, James and Ungava Bays, 1964-2000, Journal of Climate, 18 (2005), pages 2540-2557.
* [http://www.ec.gc.ca/water/en/info/facts/e_quantity.htm Water Resources of Canada] (Website of Environment Canada)
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