Liard River


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Li·ard River

 (lē′ərd, lē-ärd′)
A river rising in southeast Yukon Territory, Canada, and flowing about 1,115 km (690 mi) southeast into northern British Columbia then northeast to the Mackenzie River in southwest Northwest Territories.
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Marsh and Prowse (1987) examined the influence of stream heat on overlying ice cover of the Liard River and reported large spatial and temporal variations in water temperature and heat flux.
In 1818 the post was reportedly blown up by powder and rather than rebuild, the NWC decided to relocate to the Liard River.
Waking up in the settlement of Liard River, Canada, with my tent surrounded by a herd of animals led to some stressful moments (eventually I realized that they were "only" bison, not bears).
However, dedicated bat surveys using echolocation monitoring and live captures have recently revealed the 1st records of the Northern Long-eared Myotis (Myotis septentrionalis) in the Liard River watershed (Jung and others 2006; Lausen and others 2008), and the 1st record of a bat with echolocation calls similar to the ambiguous calls of the Big Brown Bat (Eptesicus fuscus) or the Silver-haired Bat (Lasionycteris noctivagans; Betts 1998), in southcentral Yukon (Slough and Jung 2008).
Canadian stratigraphic units with future frac sand potential exist in the Liard River Valley in British Columbia, Yukon, and Northwest Territories in the Carboniferous Mattson Formation and Cretaceous Sikanni, Scatter, and Dunvegan Formations (Levson and others, 2012).
It included the lower portions of the Mackenzie River Valley to the north and east, the Liard River Valley to the south, and the Mackenzie Mountains to the west.
From there, we traveled up the Liard River by boat to base camp, and then by helicopter to our individual spike camps.
The Cassiar Mountains, Spatsizi Plateau, Teslin Lake and Liard River areas are consistent producers.
The swamps and thermal pools at Liard River Hot Springs Provincial Park form part of Canada's second-largest hot springs system, and their ecological significance is nationally recognized.
It was also at Fort Simpson that Tweedsmuir heard of the rugged, almost inaccessible region of the South Nahanni River, flowing from the north into the Liard River, and believed at the time to be an area of great mineral wealth.
Fort Liard: The 43,353 acre Fort Liard project lies 3 miles west of the navigable Liard River and 40 miles NW of the town of Ft.