Natashkwan (nătˌăshkwŏnˈ, nətăshˈkwən) [key], river, 241 mi (388 km) long, rising in S Labrador, N.L., Canada, and flowing S across E Que. to the Gulf of St. Lawrence. It is noted for trout and salmon fishing. Iron-bearing sands found along its banks are mined.

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