Lac Opiscotéo

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Lac Opiscotéo
Geographical location Côte-Nord in Québec (Canada)
Tributaries Rivière Caniapiscau
Drain Rivière Caniapiscau
Coordinates 53 ° 10 ′  N , 68 ° 10 ′  W Coordinates: 53 ° 10 ′  N , 68 ° 10 ′  W
Lac Opiscotéo (Québec)
Lac Opiscotéo
Altitude above sea level 607  m
length 35 km
width 22 km
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The Opiscoteo Lake is a lake in the Administrative Region Côte-Nord of the Canadian province of Quebec .

Lac Opiscotéo is located in central Labrador 75 km northwest of Fermont . The lake is in the area of ​​the Canadian Shield at an altitude of 607  m . Lac Opiscotéo is located on the upper reaches of the Rivière Caniapiscau not far from its headwaters . The Rivière Caniapiscau meets the lake coming from the south and leaves it on its northwestern bank to the neighboring lake Lac Raimbault . The Lac Opiscotéo is interspersed with many small islands. It has a length of 35 km and a width of about 22 km.

The name of the lake is derived from the Montagnais word for “where it thundered”.

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Commission de toponymie due Québec: Lac Opiscotéo