Quebec History Marianopolis College

Date Published:
July 2005

L’Encyclopédie de l’histoire du Québec / The Quebec History Encyclopedia


George River


George river, a large stream in New Quebec territory, Quebec, which flows in a northerly direction almost parallel with the Labrador coast, into Ungava bay off Hudson strait. Its has a length of 365 miles, including Indian House lake, which is an expansion of it. It was named by the Moravian missionaries in 1811 after George III of Great Britain.

Source  : W. Stewart WALLACE, ed., The Encyclopedia of Canada, Vol. III, Toronto, University Associates of Canada, 1948, 396p., p. 26.


© 2005 Claude Bélanger, Marianopolis College