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Nelson River Entering Hudson Bay, Canada

57.2N 92.3W

June 25th, 2011 Category: Rivers, Sediments

Canada - June 21st, 2011

Golden tan sediments from the Nelson River spill into Hudson Bay, Canada. The Nelson is a river of north-central North America, in the Canadian province of Manitoba.

Its full length is 2575 km, it has mean discharge of 2370 m3/s, and has a drainage basin of 892300 km2, of which 180000 km is in the United States. The river drains Lake Winnipeg and runs 644 km before it ends in Hudson Bay.

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