Historical/cultural site Mattawa station

Aire faunique communautaire (AFC) du réservoir Gouin

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Site of interest : Historical/cultural

Mattawa meteorological station

Geographic coordinates

48°27’32.51′ ‘ N, 75°18’59.78’ ‘ O

Sector

01

DESCRIPTION

The meteorological station in Mattawa Bay was installed by Hydro-Québec in 1993.

The station’s equipment collects data such as the water level, precipitation (rain and snow), and the temperature of the water.

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The purpose of the station is to confirm the water measure level at the Gouin dam, which is situated 75 km (by helicopter) away from the meteorological station.