Superior Junction, Ontario

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Superior Junction
Settlement
Country Canada
Province Ontario
Region Northwestern Ontario
District Kenora
Town Sioux Lookout
Elevation 364 m (1,194 ft)
Coordinates 50°05′52″N 91°46′40″W / 50.09778°N 91.77778°W / 50.09778; -91.77778Coordinates: 50°05′52″N 91°46′40″W / 50.09778°N 91.77778°W / 50.09778; -91.77778
Timezone Central Time Zone (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) Central Time Zone (UTC-5)
Postal code FSA P0V
Area code 807
Location of Superior Junction in Ontario

Superior Junction is a community in the town of Sioux Lookout, Kenora District in northwestern Ontario, Canada.[1][2] It is on the Marchington River downstream of Botsford Lake and upstream of the river's mouth at Abram Lake on the English River.

Transportation[edit]

Superior Junction lies on the Canadian National Railway transcontinental main line,[3] between the centre of the town of Sioux Lookout to the west and Rosnel to the east, has a passing track, and is passed but not served by Via Rail transcontinental Canadian trains. It is also at the junction of a CN branch line that heads to and comes from Thunder Bay at the southeast; the next point on the line is Alcona.

Ontario Highway 642 crosses the Marchington River and CN main line at Superior Junction.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Superior Junction". Geographical Names Data Base. Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved 2011-07-22. 
  2. ^ "Sioux Lookout Boundary Map" (PDF). Town of Sioux Lookout. October 2010. Retrieved 2011-07-22. 
  3. ^ Map 13 (PDF) (Map). 1 : 1,600,000. Official road map of Ontario. Ministry of Transportation of Ontario. 2010-01-01. Retrieved 2011-07-22.