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. This singular and beautiful system of internal seas, which renders an immense region of wilderness so accessible to the frail bark of the Indian or the trader, was studded by the remote posts of the company, where they carried on their traffic with the surrounding tribes.
Three Eagles was going away on a trip up the Mackenzie to the Great Slave Lake. A strip of scarlet cloth, a bearskin, twenty cartridges, and Kiche, went to pay the debt.
I was six weeks in crossing over the pass and coming down to the first post on Great Slave Lake."
A year before I used the rigging to grind big pike out of weedgrowth during July on Great Slave Lake, using a 9/0 TK170 in conjunction with an 8-inch Sebile Magic Swimmer Soft.
And I love to go to Great Slave Lake (named for the indigenous Slavey First Nation people), If the deepest lake in the world.
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.
Morphology and life history of the Great Slave Lake Ciscoes (Salmoniformes: Coregonidae).
In which country can the Great Slave Lake be found?