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.
150 years since Constable Patrick Cahill and Constable John Power were shot and robbed during the execution of their duties at the Mackenzie River crossing.
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 volume reports on a longitudinal study of the downstream response of the Peace River, a tributary of the Mackenzie River in northwestern Canada, to the establishment of a large hydropower facility and dams.
In addition, a number of local First Nations communities were involved in the archaeological dig near the Mackenzie River, as well as clearing work for the relocation of utilities," said Piscopo.
Also, Quaternary sand units with high frac sand potential include sand dune deposits derived from older glaciofluvial or sandy glaciolacustrine sediments, and/or sandy bedrock units (examples of these include the reworked sand units located along the Mackenzie River in the Fort Good Hope, Mountain River, Tulita, Keele River, and Fort Simpson areas, Northwest Territories) (Levson and others, 2012).
This Gathering was called because the people of the northern Mackenzie River Basin were becoming alarmed with reports of increased turbidity and toxicity, and decreased volume of water in their watershed.
The Slavey are Dene people of the MacKenzie River Basin.

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