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  • PROTECTING BEVERLY AND QAMANIRJUAQ CARIBOU
    AND CARIBOU RANGE

    Water and Ice Crossings

    Location, protective status, relative importance rating, and information source for water and ice crossings documented on Beverly and Qamanirjuaq caribou range.

    CROSSING NO. DESCRIPTION MAPSHEET (1:1,000,000-scale) PROTECTED BY IMPORTANCE RATING REFERENCE
    1

    narrows north of Roseblade Lake

    Dubawnt River

    Territorial Land Use Regulations

    Not rated

    Williams and Gunn (1982)

    2

    South Henik Lake (south end)

    Dubawnt River

    Territorial Land Use Regulations

    Not rated

    Williams and Gunn (1982)

    3

    narrows between North and South Henik lakes

    Dubawnt River

    Territorial Land Use Regulations

    Not rated

    Williams and Gunn (1982)

    4

    Maguse River (NW of Kinga Lake)

    Dubawnt River

    Territorial Land Use Regulations

    Not rated

    Williams and Gunn (1982)

    5

    Maguse River (between Kinga and Heninga lakes)

    Dubawnt River

    Territorial Land Use Regulations

    Not rated

    Williams and Gunn (1982)

    6

    narrows between Mackenzie Lake and Kaminuriak Lake

    Maguse River

    Territorial Land Use Regulations

    Not rated

    Williams and Gunn (1982)

    7

    narrows west of west arm of Kaminuriak Lake

    Dubawnt River

    Territorial Land Use Regulations

    Not rated

    Williams and Gunn (1982)

    8

    Kaminuriak Lake (north arm)

    Maguse River

    Territorial Land Use Regulations

    Not rated

    Williams and Gunn (1982)

    9

    Kazan Falls, rapids above falls, and river below falls

    Maguse River

    Territorial Land Use Regulations

    Not rated

    Williams and Gunn (1982)

    10

    Kazan River east of Thirty Mile Lake

    Maguse River

    Territorial Land Use Regulations

    Not rated

    Williams and Gunn (1982)

    11

    rapids at east end of Thirty Mile Lake

    Dubawnt River

    Territorial Land Use Regulations

    Not rated

    Williams and Gunn (1982)

    12

    Baker Lake (at Christopher Island)

    Quoich River

    Territorial Land Use Regulations

    Not rated

    Williams and Gunn (1982)

    13

    Thelon River east of Schultz Lake

    Thelon River

    Territorial Land Use Regulations

    High

    Williams and Gunn (1982)

    14

    Schultz Lake (east end)

    Thelon River

    Territorial Land Use Regulations

    High

    Williams and Gunn (1982)

    15

    narrows to west of Schultz Lake

    Thelon River

    Territorial Land Use Regulations

    High

    Williams and Gunn (1982)

    16

    narrows west of Qamanaarjuk Lake

    Thelon River

    Territorial Land Use Regulations

    High

    Williams and Gunn (1982)

    17

    narrows between Aberdeen and Qamanaarjuk lakes

    Thelon River

    Territorial Land Use Regulations

    High

    Williams and Gunn (1982)

    18

    Aberdeen Lake (eastern narrows)

    Thelon River

    Territorial Land Use Regulations

    Low

    Williams and Gunn (1982)

    19

    Aberdeen Lake (central narrows)

    Thelon River

    Territorial Land Use Regulations

    Low

    Williams and Gunn (1982)

    20

    Thelon River between Aberdeen and Beverly lakes

    Thelon River

    Territorial Land Use Regulations

    Critical

    Williams and Gunn (1982)

    21

    Dubawnt River southeast of Beverly Lake

    Thelon River

    Territorial Land Use Regulations, Thelon Wildlife Sanctuary (partially)

    High

    Williams and Gunn (1982)

    22

    Thelon River between Beverly Lake and Ursus Islands

    Thelon River

    Territorial Land Use Regulations, Thelon Wildlife Sanctuary

    Critical

    Williams and Gunn (1982)

    23

    Thelon River near confluence with Finnie River

    Thelon River

    Territorial Land Use Regulations, Thelon Wildlife Sanctuary

    Critical

    Williams and Gunn (1982)

    24

    Thelon River at confluence with Hanbury River

    Lockhart River

    Territorial Land Use Regulations, Thelon Wildlife Sanctuary

    Moderate

    Williams and Gunn (1982)

    25

    Hanbury River southeast of Lac du Bois

    Lockhart River

    Territorial Land Use Regulations

    Low

    Williams and Gunn (1982)

    26

    Mary Frances Lake

    Lockhart River

    Territorial Land Use Regulations

    Low

    Williams and Gunn (1982)

    27

    Lockhart River southwest of Artillery Lake

    Lockhart River

    Territorial Land Use Regulations

    High

    Williams and Gunn (1982)

    28

    Thelon River east of Schultz Lake (east of #13)

    Thelon River

    Not protected

    Moderate

    Thomas (pers.comm.); documented in 1958

    29

    Beverly Lake (south shore)

    Thelon River

    Thelon Wildlife Sanctuary (partial protection)

    Low

    Thomas (pers.comm.); documented in 1958

    30

    lake 25 km north of Beverly Lake

    Thelon River

    Thelon Wildlife Sanctuary

    Very low

    Thomas (pers.comm.); documented in 1980

    31

    Thelon River 20 km south of Ursus Islands

    Thelon River

    Thelon Wildlife Sanctuary

    Low

    Thomas (pers.comm.); documented in 1958

    32

    Thelon River 45 km southwest of Ursus Islands

    Thelon River

    Thelon Wildlife Sanctuary

    Low

    Thomas (pers.comm.); documented in 1957

    33

    Thelon River 55 km west of Ursus Islands

    Thelon River

    Thelon Wildlife Sanctuary

    Low

    Thomas (pers.comm.); documented in 1957

    34

    Moraine Lake

    Thelon River

    Thelon Wildlife Sanctuary (partial protection)

    Very low

    Thomas (pers.comm.); documented in 1981

    35

    Thelon River 25 km northeast of confluence with Hanbury River

    Lockhart River

    Thelon Wildlife Sanctuary

    Low

    Thomas (pers.comm.); documented in 1981

    36

    Hanbury River 5 km west of confluence with Thelon River

    Lockhart River

    Thelon Wildlife Sanctuary

    Low

    Thomas (pers.comm.); documented in 1981

    37

    Lac du Bois

    Lockhart River

    Not protected

    Low

    Thomas (pers.comm.); documented in 1981

    38

    Hanbury River just west of Lac du Bois

    Lockhart River

    Not protected

    Low

    Thomas (pers.comm.); documented in 1981

    39

    Hanbury River just east of Sifton Lake

    Lockhart River

    Not protected

    Low

    Thomas (pers.comm.); documented in 1981

    40

    Hanbury River just east of Sifton Lake

    Lockhart River

    Not protected

    Moderate

    Thomas (pers.comm.); documented in 1981

    41

    Sifton Lake

    Lockhart River

    Not protected

    Moderate

    Thomas (pers.comm.); documented in 1981

    42

    Sifton Lake

    Lockhart River

    Not protected

    Moderate

    Thomas (pers.comm.); documented in 1981

    43

    Hanbury River just east of Deville Lake

    Lockhart River

    Not protected

    High

    Thomas (pers.comm.); documented in 1981

    44

    Clinton-Colden Lake (south end)

    Lockhart River

    Not protected

    High

    Thomas (pers.comm.); documented in 1981

    45

    Lockhart River between Ptarmigan and Artillery lakes

    Lockhart River

    Not protected

    High

    Thomas (pers.comm.); documented in 1958

    46

    Artillery Lake (narrows at south end)

    Lockhart River

    Not protected

    High

    Thomas (pers.comm.); documented in 1958

    47

    Smart Lake (west arm)

    Lockhart River

    Not protected

    Moderate

    Thomas (pers.comm.); documented in 1981

    48

    river south of Smart Lake

    Lockhart River

    Not protected

    Low

    Thomas (pers.comm.); documented in 1981

    49

    Smart Lake

    Lockhart River

    Not protected

    Low

    Thomas (pers.comm.); documented in 1981

    50

    Smart Lake

    Lockhart River

    Not protected

    Moderate

    Thomas (pers.comm.); documented in 1981

    51

    Mary Frances Lake (northeast arm)

    Lockhart River

    Not protected

    Low

    Thomas (pers.comm.); documented in 1981

    52

    lake southwest of Radford Lake

    Lockhart River

    Not protected

    High

    Thomas (pers.comm.); documented in 1981

    53

    Tyrrell Lake (north arm)

    Lockhart River

    Not protected

    Low

    Thomas (pers.comm.); documented in 1981

    54

    river at northwest end of Tyrrell Lake

    Lockhart River

    Not protected

    Low

    Thomas (pers.comm.); documented in 1981

    55

    Tyrrell Lake (west end)

    Lockhart River

    Not protected

    Low

    Thomas (pers.comm.); documented in 1960

    56

    Tyrrell Lake (south narrows)

    Lockhart River

    Not protected

    Low

    Thomas (pers.comm.); documented in 1960

    57

    Thelon River 15 km north of Eyeberry Lake

    Lockhart River

    Thelon Wildlife Sanctuary (partial protection)

    Low

    Thomas (pers.comm.); documented in 1981

    58

    Eyeberry Lake

    Lockhart River

    Not protected

    Low

    Thomas (pers.comm.); documented in 1981

    59

    Thelon River 15 km south of Eyeberry Lake

    Lockhart River

    Not protected

    Low

    Thomas (pers.comm.); documented in 1981

    60

    Thelon River 30 km south of Eyeberry Lake

    Lockhart River

    Not protected

    Low

    Thomas (pers.comm.); documented in 1957

    61

    Thelon River 30 km northwest of Jim Lake

    Lockhart River

    Not protected

    Low

    Thomas (pers.comm.); documented in 1981

    62

    Thelon River 20 km northwest of Jim Lake

    Lockhart River

    Not protected

    Low

    Thomas (pers.comm.); documented in 1981

    63

    Jim Lake

    Lockhart River

    Not protected

    Low

    Thomas (pers.comm.); documented in 1981

    64

    river between Jim Lake and Mantic Lake

    Lockhart River

    Not protected

    Moderate

    Thomas (pers.comm.); documented in 1981

    65

    Sid Lake

    Lockhart River

    Not protected

    Moderate

    Thomas (pers.comm.); documented in 1981

    66

    Bewick Lake

    Lockhart River

    Not protected

    Moderate

    Thomas (pers.comm.); documented in 1981

    67

    Lynx Lake (east arm)

    Lockhart River

    Not protected

    Low

    Thomas (pers.comm.); documented in 1981

    68

    Lynx Lake (east arm)

    Lockhart River

    Not protected

    Moderate

    Thomas (pers.comm.); documented in 1981

    69

    Lynx Lake (central narrows)

    Lockhart River

    Not protected

    Moderate

    Thomas (pers.comm.); documented in 1981

    70

    Lynx Lake (northeast arm)

    Lockhart River

    Not protected

    Moderate

    Thomas (pers.comm.); documented in 1981

    71

    narrows between Lynx and Whitefish lakes

    Lockhart River

    Not protected

    Moderate

    Thomas (pers.comm.); documented in 1981

    72

    Whitefish Lake (northwest arm)

    Lockhart River

    Not protected

    Moderate

    Thomas (pers.comm.); documented in 1981

    73

    Sandy Lake

    Lockhart River

    Not protected

    Low

    Thomas (pers.comm.); documented in 1981

    74

    Zucker Lake

    Lockhart River

    Not protected

    Low

    Thomas (pers.comm.); documented in 1981

    75

    narrows 15 km north of Eileen Lake

    Lockhart River

    Not protected

    Moderate

    Thomas (pers.comm.); documented in 1981

    76

    narrows 10 km north of Eileen Lake

    Lockhart River

    Not protected

    Low

    Thomas (pers.comm.); documented in 1981

    77

    Eileen Lake (southeast arm)

    Lockhart River

    Not protected

    Low

    Thomas (pers.comm.); documented in 1981

    78

    narrows east of Eileen Lake

    Lockhart River

    Not protected

    Very low

    Thomas (pers.comm.); documented in 1981

    79

    lake 10 km east of Eileen Lake

    Lockhart River

    Not protected

    Very low

    Thomas (pers.comm.); documented in 1981

    80

    narrows between Sid and Gravel Hill lakes

    Dubawnt River

    Not protected

    Moderate

    Thomas (pers.comm.); documented in 1981

    81

    narrows between Sid and Mary lakes

    Dubawnt River

    Not protected

    High

    Thomas (pers.comm.); documented in 1981

    82

    Mary Lake

    Dubawnt River

    Not protected

    Moderate

    Thomas (pers.comm.); documented in 1981

    83

    narrows between Mary and Mosquito lakes

    Dubawnt River

    Not protected

    Moderate

    Thomas (pers.comm.); documented in 1958

    84

    narrows between Markham and Nicholson lakes

    Dubawnt River

    Not protected

    Moderate

    Thomas (pers.comm.); documented in 1981

    85

    Yathkyed Lake (west crossing)

    Dubawnt River

    Not protected

    Not rated

    Riewe (1992)

    86

    Yathkyed Lake (east crossing)

    Dubawnt River

    Not protected

    Not rated

    Riewe (1992)

    87

    rapids 15 km southwest of Ferguson Lake

    Dubawnt River

    Not protected

    Not rated

    Riewe (1992)

    88

    Ferguson Lake

    Dubawnt River

    Not protected

    Not rated

    Riewe (1992)

    89

    Kaminuriak Lake (central narrows)

    Maguse River

    Not protected

    Not rated

    Riewe (1992)

    90

    Kaminuriak Lake (northwest narrows)

    Maguse River

    Not protected

    Not rated

    Riewe (1992)

    91

    Baker Lake (southwest arm)

    Thelon River

    Not protected

    Not rated

    Riewe (1992)

    92

    Thelon River just west of Baker Lake

    Thelon River

    Not protected

    Not rated

    Riewe (1992)

    93

    Thelon River

    Thelon River

    Not protected

    Not rated

    Riewe (1992)

    94

    Thelon River

    Thelon River

    Not protected

    Not rated

    Riewe (1992)

    95

    lake 25 km west of Baker Lake

    Thelon River

    Not protected

    Not rated

    Riewe (1992)

    96

    Dubawnt River just south of Beverly Lake (between #21 & #29)

    Thelon River

    Thelon Wildlife Sanctuary (partial protection)

    High

    Riewe (1992)

    97

    Nueltin Lake

    Dubawnt River

    Not protected

    Not rated

    Elliott and Kearney (pers.comm.)

    98

    Windy Lake

    Dubawnt River

    Not protected

    Not rated

    Elliott and Kearney (pers.comm.)

    99

    narrows at south end of Little Duck Lake

    Southern Indian Lake

    Not protected

    Not rated

    Elliott and Kearney (pers.comm.)

    100

    Seal River to east of Shethane Lake

    Southern Indian Lake

    Not protected

    Not rated

    Elliott and Kearney (pers.comm.)

    101

    Seal River to west of Great Island

    Southern Indian Lake

    Not protected

    Not rated

    Elliott and Kearney (pers.comm.)

    102

    Fond du Lac River just west of community of Stony Rapids

    Wollaston Lake

    Not protected

    Not rated

    Trottier (pers. comm.)

    103

    Lake Athabasca narrows

    Wollaston Lake

    Not protected

    Not rated

    Trottier (pers. comm.)

    104

    Lake Athabasca between Johnson I. and William and Beaver Pt.

    Lake Athabasca

    Athabasca Sand Dunes Wilderness Park (partial protection); south shore of crossing in park; north shore not protected

    Not rated

    Trottier (pers. comm.)

    105

    Kazan River (above falls, between #9 & #10)

    Maguse River

    Not protected

    Not rated

    Darby (1978)

    106

    Kazan River (below falls, north of #10)

    Maguse River

    Not protected

    Not rated

    Darby (1978)

    107

    Thirty Mile Lake (east end, east of #11)

    Dubawnt River

    Not protected

    Not rated

    Darby (1978)

    108

    Maguse River (just west of Austin Island)

    Maguse River

    Not protected

    Not rated

    Darby (1978)

    109

    McConnell River (60-75 km from mouth)

    Maguse River

    Not protected

    Not rated

    Darby (1978)

    110

    Kigarvi River (just south of Thelon River)

    Thelon River

    Thelon Wildlife Sanctuary

    Not rated

    Bradley and Gates (1984)

    111

    Pelly Lake (southeast arm)

    Thelon River

    Not protected

    Not rated

    Bradley (1985)

    112

    Copperneedle River just southeast of Southern Lake

    Maguse River

    Not protected

    Not rated

    Bradley (1985)

    113

    river at south arm of Upper Garry Lake

    Thelon River

    Not protected

    Not rated

    Duquette (1985)

    114

    Wilson River (rapids at Wilson Bay)

    Maguse River

    Not protected

    Not rated

    Duquette (1985)

    115

    Copperneedle River (rapids 15 km from Dawson Inlet)

    Maguse River

    Not protected

    Not rated

    Duquette (1985)

    116

    just east of Tootyok Lake

    Maguse River

    Not protected

    Not rated

    Duquette (1985)

    117

    river at south end of Lower Garry Lake

    Thelon River

    Not protected

    Not rated

    Liepins (1986)

    118

    Kaminak Lake (central narrows)

    Maguse River

    Not protected

    Not rated

    Liepins (1986)

    119

    Kaminak Lake (northwest arm)

    Maguse River

    Not protected

    Not rated

    Ogilvie (1978)

    120

    Thirty Mile Lake

    Dubawnt River

    Not protected

    Not rated

    Gauthier and Mulders (1990)

     

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