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(ˌæθəˈbæskə) or


1. (Placename) Lake Athabaska a lake in W Canada, in NW Saskatchewan and NE Alberta. Area: about 7770 sq km (3000 sq miles)
2. (Placename) a river in W Canada, rising in the Rocky Mountains and flowing northeast to Lake Athabaska. Length: 1230 km (765 miles)


(ˌæθ əˈbæs kə)

1. Lake, a lake in W Canada, in NW Saskatchewan and NE Alberta. ab. 200 mi. (320 km) long; ab. 3000 sq. mi. (7800 sq. km).
2. a river in W Canada flowing NE from W Alberta to Lake Athabaska. 765 mi. (1230 km) long.
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One specimen (Raup 6367, GH) was from the northern shore of Lake Athabaska in Saskatchewan; the other (Abbe and Abbe 3171, GH), from Richmond Gulf in northern Quebec, extends the range of H.
The new Keystone project would be dedicated to piping crude from the Athabaska tar sands project through Cushing to Port Arthur, Texas.
The Beginning of Print Culture in Athabaska Country: A Facsimile Edition and Translation of a Prayer Book in Cree Syllabics by Father Emile Grouard, OMI.
In the next chapter, Lake Athabaska, on the Alberta/Saskatchewan border, has become a winter road, the ice so thick it will bear a truck.
Connolly concerned the validity, in Lower Canada, of a mariage a la facon du pays conducted under Cree custom in the Athabaska Country, between European fur trader William Connolly and Susanne, the stepdaughter of a Cree chief.
Though his Elliot Lake project is not nearly as high grade as Saskatchewan's white-hot Athabaska Basin, the grades are decent enough with world uranium prices up 57 per cent since the beginning of 2007.
a uranium exploration company with diverse holdings in three of Canada's major uranium producing and explorations regions; the Athabaska Basin of Saskatchewan, the Central Mineral Belt of Labrador and the Thelon Basin spanning portions of Nunavut and the Northwest Territories.
The property is located about 65km northwest of the Key Lake mine site and between 25 and 55km north of the south rim of the Athabaska basin.
1997, Characterization of multiple fluid-flow events and rare-earth-element mobility associated with the formation of unconformity-type uranium deposits in the Athabaska Basin, Saskatchewan: Canadian Mineralogist, v.
For the past seven years Golosky and Carol, his wife of 37 years, have operated a fishing lodge in northern Saskatchewan called Indian Head Camp on Lake Athabaska.
Thompson a ddarganfu'r ffordd dros y Mynyddoedd Creigiog (YRockies) trwy Fwlch yr Athabaska.