Wolf River (Parry Sound District)

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Coordinates: 45°58′30″N 80°08′19″W / 45.97500°N 80.13861°W / 45.97500; -80.13861
Wolf River
River
Country Canada
Province Ontario
Region Central Ontario
District Parry Sound District
Part of Great Lakes Basin
Source Halfpenny Lake
 - location Pringle Township
 - elevation 272 m (892 ft)
 - coordinates 45°54′16″N 79°45′51″W / 45.90444°N 79.76417°W / 45.90444; -79.76417
Mouth Dollars Lake on the Pickerel River
 - elevation 206 m (676 ft)
 - coordinates 45°58′30″N 80°08′19″W / 45.97500°N 80.13861°W / 45.97500; -80.13861
Location of the mouth of the Wolf River in Ontario
For other places with the same name, see Wolf River (disambiguation).

The Wolf River is a river in Parry Sound District in Central Ontario, Canada.[1] It is in the Great Lakes Basin and is a right tributary of the Pickerel River.

Course[edit]

The river begins at Halfpenny Lake in geographic Pringle Township[2] and heads northwest, passes under Ontario Highway 522 near the community of Golden Valley, then continues northwest almost in a straight line through geographic East Mills Township,[3] geographic Hardy Township,[4] and geographic McConkey Township,[5] where it passes over Pine Lake Dam and reaches its mouth at Dollars Lake on the Pickerel River. The Pickerel flows via the French River to Georgian Bay on Lake Huron.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wolf River". Geographical Names Data Base. Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved 2013-10-29. 
  2. ^ "Pringle" (PDF). Geology Ontario - Historic Claim Maps. Ontario Ministry of Northern Development, Mines and Forestry. Retrieved 2013-10-29. 
  3. ^ "East Mills" (PDF). Geology Ontario - Historic Claim Maps. Ontario Ministry of Northern Development, Mines and Forestry. Retrieved 2013-10-29. 
  4. ^ "Hardy" (PDF). Geology Ontario - Historic Claim Maps. Ontario Ministry of Northern Development, Mines and Forestry. Retrieved 2013-10-29. 
  5. ^ "McConkey" (PDF). Geology Ontario - Historic Claim Maps. Ontario Ministry of Northern Development, Mines and Forestry. Retrieved 2013-10-29. 

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