Athabasca River

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Ath·a·bas·ca River

 (ăth′ə-băs′kə)
A river rising in the Rocky Mountains of southwest Alberta, Canada, and flowing about 1,230 km (765 mi) east and north to Lake Athabasca on the border of northern Alberta and Saskatchewan. The river and lake are important constituents of the Mackenzie River system.
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Ostheimer, "From the Athabaska River to Tsar Creek," Canadian Alpine Journal, 16 (1926-27): 23.
The papers, Adsorbable Organic Halide (AOX) in the Athabaska River and Chlorinated Phenols, Guaiacols, Catechols and Veratroles in the Athabaska River, were authored by Leigh Noton, Alberta Environment, and C.