The LG-1 dam and
hydro-electric power generating station is located just
off the Chisasibi Road, 62 km from the
James Bay Road.
Looking downstream from
the LG-1 dam.
From LG-1 you can travel
the unpaved road to Longue Pointe, 48 km away.
Longe Pointe is on James Bay. This road is unpaved the
To access this road, simply cross the LG-1
dam and continue on.
James Bay at Longue
Pointe. This is actually part of the Arctic Ocean.
Another view of James Bay
at Longue Pointe
Returning to the Chisasibi
Road, it continues west to Chisasibi (which is actually
just off the main road), and then past the airport to
the La Grande River where it ends.
This photo shows Km
0 of the Chisasibi Road.
The La Grande River
at Km 0 of the Chisasibi Road.
This is the old ferry to
Fort George Island.
The ferry landing to
Fort George Island. The Cree used to live on Fort
George Island, but were relocated to Chisasibi when the
Hydro Quebec Project was being built. It was thought
that Fort George Island would erode quickly and
disappear due to the increased flow of water in the La
Grande River, but so far this hasn't happened.
reach James Bay, drive past this (you don't need to take
James Bay, on the Arctic
There's lots of these
giant canoes lying around. The Cree use them to travel
to their bush camps out on the Bay.