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Description of waterway data sampling sites Cap-Pelé Watershed
BEAR CREEK
Station name : Bear Creek on Aboujagan Road @ Basse Aboujagane = Cap Pelé 1
NAQUADAT : 00BR01BT0021
Description : Bear Creek is a tributary of the Aboujagane river located between Malakoff road and Basse-Aboujagane road. The lower section of the creek is farmland while the upper section is wooded area. The data sampling site is located along Aboujagane road from route 933.
Latitude : N 46O 08' 35.5"
Longitude : W 064O 25' 11.1"
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ABOUJAGANE RIVER
Station name : Aboujagane River @ Rte 933 near Bourgeois Mills = Cap Pelé 2
NAQUADAT : 00BR01BT0022
Description : The Aboujagane River is a long waterway going through a territory composed of farm lands and wooded areas. The sampling site is located along route 930 near Bourgeois Mills. Sampling is done 20 m upstream of the bridge.
Latitude : N 46O 10' 23.9"
Longitude : W 064O 25' 17.0"
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KINNEAR RIVER
Station name : Kinnear River @ road between Haute Aboujagane & Cormier-Village = Cap Pelé 3
NAQUADAT : 00BR01BT0023
Description : Kinnear River is a stretched water course emptying itself in the Aboujagane River. Inland in goes through a wooded section between the localities of Cormier-Village and Haute-Aboujagane. Upstream, the river branches off into many smaller streams in an exploited forest area. The sampling site is locates along route 945. Sampling is done 10 m upstream from the bridge.
Latitude : N 46O 09' 53.5"
Longitude : W 064O 23' 00.0"
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KOUCHIBOUGUAC RIVER
Station name : Kouchibouguac River @ Rte 945 near Cormier-Village = Cap Pelé 4
NAQUADAT : 00BR01BT0024
Description : Kouchibouguac river crosses the villages of Robichaud (near the estuary) and Cormier-Village (inland). At the mouth of the river are weak tides. Inland, the river is mostly surrounded by mixed forests scattered with fields. The flow is fairly weak because the terrain is flat. The river is 6 to 12 m in width. The sampling site is located on route 945 about 30m upstream from the bridge.
Latitude : N 46O 10' 22.0"
Longitude : W 064O 20' 47.6"
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TEDISH RIVER
Station name : Tedish River @ crossing, 2km above Rte 15 = Cap Pelé 5
NAQUADAT : 00BR01BT0025
Description : Tedish river is the main waterway going through the village of Cap-Pelé (near the sea) up to the village of Saint-André-LeBlanc (inland). At its mouth the river is submitted to a weak tide regime from the Northumberland Straight. It goes through farmlands and a scattered mixed forest upstream. Land is relatively flat and hence the flow weak. The sampling site is located along the Butte à Napoléon road about 20 m upstream from the bridge.
Latitude : N 46O 11' 58.6"
Longitude : W 064O 17' 50.1"
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COPP BROOK
Station name : Copp Brook @ Rte 15 = Cap Pelé 6
NAQUADAT : 00BR01BT0026
Description : Copp Brook is a small waterway emptying into the Havre de Shemogue and flows under Highway 15 at the height of Shemogue. The sampling site is located about 15 m upstream from Highway 15. The brook is about 2 m wide with a good cover.
Latitude : N 46O 09' 47.0"
Longitude : W 064O 11' 23.6"
[see map]