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Lower Mackenzie River Area, Northwest Territories and Yukon.

Geological Survey of Canada.

Lower Mackenzie River Area, Northwest Territories and Yukon.

by Geological Survey of Canada.

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Published by s.n in S.l .
Written in English


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SeriesMemoir (Geological Survey of Canada) -- 273
ContributionsHume, G.S.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21906479M

In , Alexander Mackenzie travelled north down the Mackenzie River to the Arctic coast. He was told of another great river (the Yukon) on the other side of the mountains to the southwest. In , Sir John Franklin, in search of the Northwest Passage, mapped the Arctic coastline from the mouth of the Mackenzie River to the Alaskan North Slope. Overall, the Dene, Métis, Inuvialuit, and Inuit students of the Northwest Territories have lower rates of achievement than their non-Indigenous classmates and higher rates of early school leaving (Government of the Northwest Territories, ). Clearly, there are still fundamental disconnections between Indigenous students’.

Glaciers of the Ragged Range, Nahanni National Park Reserve, Northwest Territories, Canada Figure (Top) False-color composite of the Ragged Range, Landsat 5 TM bands from August 5, , and (bottom) a view of the Brintnell Creek Glacier, looking west (see Fig. for glacier location); photo by Margaret Demuth, August File Size: 5MB. In , Alexander Mackenzie traveled miles on the immense river in Canada that now bears his name, in search of the fabled Northwest Passage that had eluded mariners for hundreds of years. In , the acclaimed memoirist Brian Castner retraced Mackenzie's route by canoe in a grueling journey -- and discovered the Passage he could not find/5(40).

In , the Church authorities agreed to split the Diocese of Athabasca and created the Diocese of Mackenzie River that included the area around the lower Mackenzie River and present day Yukon Territory. In , the Diocese of Mackenzie was divided and the Diocese of Selkirk, with its boundaries solely encompassing Yukon Territory, was. - Explore jaymillington's board "Inuvik" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Northwest territories, Canada and White husky pins.


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Lower Mackenzie River Area, Northwest Territories and Yukon by Geological Survey of Canada. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. The lower Mackenzie River area, Northwest Territories and Yukon. [G S Hume]. Geography. The river habitats are a subsection of the Lower Mackenzie Freshwater Ecoregion. The area around the river in Yukon is called the Liard River Valley, and the Alaska Highway follows the river for part of its route.

This surrounding area is also referred to as the Liard Plain, and is a physiographic section of the larger Yukon–Tanana Uplands province, which in turn is part of the Country: Canada.

Our Keele River tour takes you on a mi (km) adventure through some of the most amazing nature the Northwest Territories has to offer. During its course, the river valley drops to about 4, ft (1, m) in elevation, making the mountain views even more : Experiences.

PDF | On Dec 1,J.D. Reist and others published Life history characteristics of migratory coregonids of the lower Mackenzie River, Northwest Territories, Canada | Find, read and cite all the. The governments of Canada, British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Yukon and the Northwest Territories signed the Mackenzie River Basin Transboundary Waters Master Agreement in The agreement commits the 6 governments to work closely together to inform about and advocate the maintenance of the ecological integrity of the entire Mackenzie.

The Mountain River is very lively with many twists and turns, cutting its way through sand and shale. Its rapids change with the tides, making some parts quite Northwest Territories and Yukon. book to canoe through, but our canoes’ spraydecks go a long way in keeping you protected.

During the day adventure, in addition to canoeing, we’ll enjoy some phenomenal hikes to relaxing mineral springs, impressive tufa. - Have not been there. Would like to go. See more ideas about Northwest territories, Canada and Canada travel pins.

The Northwest Territories once referred to all the Hudson’s Bay Company land and Rupert’s Land, which were united with Canada in The Northwest Territories were organized into provisional districts in the following years: Keewatin (), Alberta (), Assiniboia (), Athabaska (), Saskatchewan (), Franklin (), Mackenzie (), Ungava () and Yukon ().

The Mackenzie River study area, as surveyed by helicopter, included river cut- banks, rock outcrops, hills and mountain ranges within about 50 km on either side of the river from north of Wrigley. Dixon, J. (James) Overview. Eagle Plain area, northern Yukon by J Dixon (Book) 8 editions published Stratigraphic nomenclature of Lower Cretaceous rocks in the northern Yukon and adjacent district of Mackenzie, Northwest Territories by J Dixon.

Subjects: 20th century Agriculture b. Diseases Economic aspects Economic conditions Forests and forestry Indians of North America Mackenzie River Valley Mackenzie River Valley (N.W.T.) Natural resources Northwest Territories Stewart, Elihu.

The final report for the Yukon Water Strategy Action Plan highlights work done since Feedback sought on draft climate change, energy and green economy strategy. Novem Let us know what you think of Our Clean Future: A Yukon strategy for climate change, energy and a green economy.

Read all news from this department. A trade post located on the Mountain River, about 50 miles south of town. Fort Good Hope ( - ), Fort Good Hope A North West Co. post, then a Hudson's Bay Co. post in Also known as Fort Charles. This was the oldest trade post in the lower Mackenzie River Valley, and also the most northerly post of the North West Company.

The Yukon became part of the Northwest Territories. The first propectors entered the Yukon from the lower Mackenzie River. s: The Dominion of Canada stretched from the Atlantic to the Pacific oceans as new lands and territories were added.

Deep in the far north, the Northwest Territories morphs into Canada’s wildest wilderness. This is also where the die-hard trekkers come to immerse themselves in stunning scenery and where those who dare to tread in isolated areas can feel Mother Nature all around.

Here’s a look at some of the seven natural wonders that call Canada's Northwest Territories home. Yukon & Northwest Territories: Beyond the Arctic Circle.

Limited Seats Remaining 12 Days. AUGUST 10The real adventure begins this morning as we board our Air North flight to the remote community of Inuvik on the Mackenzie River Delta.

After touching down early this afternoon we will meet our local guide and be taken on a. The Peel River borders northeastern Yukon and northwestern Northwest Territories and straddles the Arctic Circle, flowing from south to north (Fig. This is the most northerly tributary of the Mackenzie River, with headwaters initiating in the rugged Mackenzie Mountains, flowing into the Arctic Lowlands, and finally discharging into the.

Fort Smith (Chipewyan: Thebacha "beside the rapids") is a town in the South Slave Region of the Northwest Territories (NWT), Canada.

It is located in the southeastern portion of the Northwest Territories, on the Slave River and adjacent to the Northwest Territories/Alberta : South Slave Region.

Large map of Yukon Territory showing highways, rivers, communities and travel distances. At some time in its history, the Northwest Territories (NWT) has included all of Alberta, Saskatchewan, the Yukon, and Nunavut, and most of Manitoba, Ontario, and Québec.

The NWT has a total area ofsquare miles (1, square kilometers), making it almost as large as the state of Alaska. Defined in this way, Beringia includes the rugged mountains and flat lowlands of far northeast Russia (the Kamchatka, Chukotka, and Magadan regions and northeast Sakha Republic [or Yakutia]) and the unglaciated landscapes of Alaska and the Canadian Yukon and Northwest Territories (the latter's lower Mackenzie River basin).Book Edition: General.Wild Women Expeditions has teamed up with Black Feather Wilderness Adventures to offer an opportunity of a lifetime to paddle one of the most spectacular, yet unknown rivers in the Northwest Territories: the Keele.

This river system drains a large area of the Mackenzie Mountains between the Nahanni and Mountain Rivers. Our canoe route.The Back River (Dogrib: Thlewechodyeth, [3] Inuktitut: Haningayok, [4] or Great Fish River), is a river in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut in Canada.

It rises at an unnamed lake in the North Slave Region of the Northwest Territories and flows more than kilometres ( mi) [5] mostly through Kivalliq Region, Nunavut, to its mouth at.