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A river, about 1,920 km (1,195 mi) long, rising in central British Columbia, Canada, and flowing east to Alberta then northeast to the Slave River near Lake Athabasca. It was long an important waterway for fur traders.
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(Placename) a river in W Canada, rising in British Columbia as the Finlay River and flowing northeast into the Slave River. Length: 1715 km (1065 miles)
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a river in W Canada, flowing NE from E British Columbia through Alberta to the Slave River. 1050 mi. (1690 km) long.
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