Great Slave Lake


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Great Slave Lake

A lake of southern Northwest Territories, Canada.

Great Slave Lake

n
(Placename) a lake in NW Canada, in the Northwest Territories: drained by the Mackenzie River into the Arctic Ocean. Area: 28 440 sq km (10 980 sq miles)

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a lake in NW Canada, in the Northwest Territories. 11,172 sq. mi. (28,935 sq. km).
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Noun1.Great Slave Lake - a lake in the Northwest Territories in northwestern CanadaGreat Slave Lake - a lake in the Northwest Territories in northwestern Canada; drained by the Mackenzie River
Northwest Territories - a large territory in northwestern Canada; part is now Nunavut
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Lawrence near Montreal, and by other rivers and portages, to Lake Nipising, Lake Huron, Lake Superior, and thence, by several chains of great and small lakes, to Lake Winnipeg, Lake Athabasca, and the Great Slave Lake.
Three Eagles was going away on a trip up the Mackenzie to the Great Slave Lake.
I was six weeks in crossing over the pass and coming down to the first post on Great Slave Lake.
Gold had been discovered near the Great Slave Lake in the 1890s but significant gold exploration in the area only started in 1935.
Threading north from the Great Slave Lake to the Beaufort Sea and the Arctic Ocean, it traverses "one of the last places on earth unmapped by Google Street View.
Such occurrences have previously been observed near the Great Lakes, Canada's Great Slave Lake and the Great Salt Lake in Utah.
Most recently, work in Great Slave Lake (Northwest Territories, Canada) has documented the occurrence of separate lacustrine and riverine morphotypes of Cisco and suggested the riverine type exhibits an "adfluvial" spawning migration from the lake to its tributary rivers (Blackie et al, 2012; Muir et al, 2013).
In which country can the Great Slave Lake be found?
when a shuttle whisks you from your in-town lodging to a clutch of glowing tip is (your mercifully warm base for the night's viewing) strung along the shore of ultra-deep Great Slave Lake.
The value of the exercise was further underlined when exercise participants unexpectedly provided real-time assistance to a canoeist in distress on Great Slave Lake, Northwest Territories, and, in a separate incident, rescued four individuals from a remote area near Ulukhaktok, Northwest Territories.
Along the Mackenzie main stem are two large lakes, Lake Athabasca and Great Slave Lake.
They acted as middlemen between the Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) posts on Hudson and James bays to the east and the trappers to the west at Great Slave Lake and the Mackenzie River.