Great Bear Lake


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Great Bear Lake

A lake of central mainland Northwest Territories, Canada. The Great Bear River flows westward from the lake to the Mackenzie River.
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Great Bear Lake

n
(Placename) a lake in NW Canada, in the Northwest Territories: the largest freshwater lake entirely in Canada; drained by the Great Bear River, which flows to the Mackenzie River. Area: 31 792 sq km (12 275 sq miles)
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Great′ Bear′ Lake′


n.
a lake in NW Canada, in the Northwest Territories. 12,275 sq. mi. (31,792 sq. km).
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He looked to the south and knew that somewhere beyond those bleak hills lay the Great Bear Lake; also, he knew that in that direction the Arctic Circle cut its forbidding way across the Canadian Barrens.
Bill would be waiting for him there, and they would paddle away south down the Dease to the Great Bear Lake. And south across the lake they would go, ever south, till they gained the Mackenzie.
The 50-mile-wide feature contains 530 cubic miles of frozen water - as much as Great Bear Lake in northern Canada.
Places like Kasba Lake, Great Bear Lake, and Lake Athabasca.
The largest lag was found at the Great Bear River monitoring location, since water temperature at this site is strongly influenced by the heat storage of Great Bear Lake. Tests of three models, linear regression, logical regression (s-shape), and the physically based air2stream model, show that the air2stream model provided the best results, followed by logical regression.
Gaudet also developed local adult education programs, chaired a group that sought recommendations for injuries caused by the Port Radium Mine located nearby on Great Bear Lake, and created hockey training programs.
Over the next three years he produced important reports on caribou habitat and movements over a large area east of Great Bear Lake. These were the credentials which led to an assignment, with Warden A.
van Wyck, taking off from the operation of the uranium mine on Great Bear Lake during the Second World War.
In this essay I examine an Aboriginal community's experience of a structured yet dynamic sociocultural response to a significant per iod of transformation in the context of NRM planning and comanagement around Great Bear Lake. Drawing on three years of ethnographic fieldwork on northern watershed management and protection of Aboriginal cultural landscapes, I refine the notion of practical understanding to explain the ways both government resource managers and community leaders challenge and negotiate one another's conceptions of environmental governance in a dual process of cooperation-conflict.
Blondin was born at Cameron Bay, on Great Bear Lake, NWT and now makes her home in Yellowknife, North West Territories where she maintains a strong connection to the land as a Dene woman.
The ancient waterways trail that Ganeti is on is called the Idaa Trail, which connects Great Slave Lake to Great Bear Lake.
These include wood from Nova Scotia's Bluenose II schooner, copper from the Library of Parliament roof, a piece of four-billion-year-old Acasta gneiss rock from Great Bear Lake, and more.