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(ˈkɒp ərˌmaɪn)

a river in N Canada, central Northwest Territories, flowing N to the Arctic Ocean. 525 mi. (845 km) long.
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This stream in which he stood was a feeder to the Coppermine River, which in turn flowed north and emptied into Coronation Gulf and the Arctic Ocean.
He had been making north by east, away from the Dease Divide and into the Coppermine Valley.
It also owns a 100% interest in its Coppermine River project in Nunavut and the Alpha Gold property located in Nevada's prolific Carlin district, situated where the Garden Valley Anticline intersects with the projection of the 50-Million-Ounce Cortez-Gold trend.
We were the guests of Coppermine Cottages at their midrange Bee Bole House accommodation at the foot of Coniston Water.
His discussions with inland trading groups often focused on whether or not copper, gold, or other minerals might be found in their territories, and Knight believed that he knew how to reach the Coppermine River by sea.
John Franklin had accordingly carried out two overland expeditions that reached the Arctic Ocean via the Coppermine River in 1819-22 and the Mackenzie River in 1825-27, then surveyed the continental coast in boats.
Data from Kupferschiefer [20], Michigan [21, 22], and Coates Lake [23] provide classic examples of sedimentary copper deposits along with the prospect, Coppermine [24].
A school is built at Chesterfield Inlet, followed by Coppermine, and ten "hostels." Some Inuit had formerly been sent south to Indian Affairs schools.
Specializing in Rhone varietals since 2001, Gilpin's operation produces a combined 12,000 cases per year for his Lavender Ridge and Coppermine brands, as well as some custom crush clients.