Slave River


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Slave River

A river, about 420 km (260 mi) long, of west-central Canada flowing between Lake Athabasca in northeast Alberta and Great Slave Lake in the southern Northwest Territories. It forms the central section of the Mackenzie River system.

Slave River

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(Placename) a river in W Canada, in the Northwest Territories and NE Alberta, flowing from Lake Athabaska northwest to Great Slave Lake. Length: about 420 km (260 miles). Also called: Great Slave River

Slave′ Riv′er


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a river in NE Alberta and the Northwest Territories, in Canada: flowing from Lake Athabaska NW to Great Slave Lake. 258 mi. (415 km) long.
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Hydrometric stations are installed on the Slave River at Fitzgerald (Alberta), and on the Mackenzie River at Strong Point, Fort Simpson, Norman Wells, and Arctic Red River.
The western edge of their territory expanded to include the south-east side of Great Slave Lake, south up the Slave River to Fort Chipewyan, and up the Athabasca River to Forts Mackay and McMurray, and south to the Cold Lake area.
The accord, signed in May between Sawridge First Nation, the town of Slave Lake and Municipal District of Lesser Slave River, is a continuation of work undertaken in the past three years since the devastating fire in the region in May 2011.
8 In geography, in which North American country is the Slave river found?
The nation was concerned with the flooding of its traditional lands and turned down the project that would have harnessed the power of Alberta's Slave River to produce about 1,200 megawatts of energy.
Blanchet wrote about his journey through the waterways of the plateau east of the Slave River in the June 1950 feature "Into Unknown Country.
Shawn Bell writes for the Slave River Journal in Fort Smith, Northwest Territories and Fort Chipewyan, Alberta.
In Hartman's words, "Every town or village had an atrocity to promote--a mass grave, an auction block, a slave river equivalent to a fried chicken franchise for petty traders, it was an expanded market for their goods (163).
THE LUSH GREENERY SURROUNDING the NNonkonsuo Slave River Memorial Center in Ghana, Africa, is gone, abruptly replaced by darkness.
28 In which country is the Slave River - named for the Awokanak people often enslaved by the Cree?
Great Slave Lake is fed chiefly by the Slave River, which combines the waters of the Peace and Athabasca systems.
Situated strategically at the source of the Slave River, which runs north towards the Arctic, and at the mouth of the Peace River, which runs west towards the Rocky Mountains, it served as the ideal base camp for exploring in both directions.