Mackenzie River


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Mackenzie River

A river of northwest Canada rising in Great Slave Lake in southern Northwest Territories and flowing about 1,740 km (1,080 mi) generally northwest to a vast delta on Mackenzie Bay, an arm of the Beaufort Sea. The Mackenzie Mountains west of the river along the Yukon border rise to 2,972 m (9,751 ft).
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Noun1.Mackenzie River - a Canadian riverMackenzie River - a Canadian river; flows into the Beaufort Sea
Canada - a nation in northern North America; the French were the first Europeans to settle in mainland Canada; "the border between the United States and Canada is the longest unguarded border in the world"
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The she-wolf, the young leader on her left, and the one-eyed elder on her right, led their half of the pack down to the Mackenzie River and across into the lake country to the east.
They did not remain in one place, but travelled across country until they regained the Mackenzie River, down which they slowly went, leaving it often to hunt game along the small streams that entered it, but always returning to it again.
The project consists of adding substantial fuel storage capacity in Hay River, and rehabilitating and expanding fuel capacity at the northern end of the Mackenzie River in Tuktoyaktuk, which will help resupply other northern communities.
Report of an Inquiry into an Injustice: Begade Shutagot'ine and the Sahtu Treaty is the story of how a community of a few hundred people living in and around Tulita (formerly Fort Norman) on the Mackenzie River in Canada's Northwest Territories had their rights stripped by the Sahtu Treaty, a land claims agreement negotiated between the Government of Canada and the Sahtu Tribal Council.
The author proves that under the treaty, the Begade ShutagotAEine, a small indigenous group in Tulita (Fort Norman) on the Mackenzie River in Canada, still legally owns their traditional territories and has the rights to make decisions on their territory and receive compensation.
The First Nations of the Yukon and Mackenzie River Basins lived in a harsh environment, but tourists now visit for the Aurora Borealis.
[Hail & Duncan: 194, no.60; 195, no.61--both cited as Athapaskan or Athapaskan Metis type from the Great Slave Lake; Mackenzie River region].
This study determines the water temperature regimes at several locations within the Yukon and Mackenzie River basins and examines their relationship with air temperature.
Max and Erma's joins the four other Glacier Restaurant Group concepts: MacKenzie River Pizza Grill and Pub, Ciao Mambo, Craggy Range Bar and Grill and Latitude 48.
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.
This region is dominated by the Mackenzie River drainage in the west and Great Slave Lake and Great Bear Lake in the east.
Found on a shed wall in a trapping area on the MacKenzie River in Canada's Northwest Territories.

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