Athabaska


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Athabaska

, Athabasca
1. Lake. a lake in W Canada, in NW Saskatchewan and NE Alberta. Area: about 7770 sq. km (3000 sq. miles)
2. a river in W Canada, rising in the Rocky Mountains and flowing northeast to Lake Athabaska. Length: 1230 km (765 miles)
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North shore of Lake Athabaska, Sand Point, Raup and Abbe 4591 (GH; mixed sheet with H.
The Athabaska Basin properties cover 6,103 sq km and those in the Labrador Central Mineral Belt involve another 4,003 sq km.
A son, also Simon Fraser, was apprenticed to the North West Company in 1792 and by 1801 he was a partner in the firm stationed in the Athabaska District.
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So on September 28 we met and overnighted in Fort McMurray before boarding a northbound charter for tiny Fort Chippewan, a remote settlement clinging to a rocky toehold on the rugged Lake Athabaska shoreline.
The 11 dioceses that make up the Council of the North (Arctic, Athabaska, Brandon, Caledonia, Cariboo, Eastern Newfoundland and Labrador, Keewatin, Moosonee, Quebec, Saskatchewan and Yukon) are deciding how to cope with lower grants, said Jim Cullen, treasurer of General Synod.
Yet, by 1846, the two priests created a standing mission at Ile-a-la-Crosse in Northern Saskatchewan, and started another three years later on Lake Athabaska in Northern Alberta.
The story involved negotiations between the big oil companies and governments of Canada, Alberta and Ontario that led to $2 billion of public money being earmarked to develop the Athabaska Tar Sands.
From Waterways the party made its way by barge to Fort McMurray, boarding a steamer headed for Lake Athabaska, and stopping at Fort Chipewyan along the way.
A new approach was sought for an in-situ recovery process for the massive Athabaska oil sands.
On the basis of its relatively high average U3O8 grade and its substantial molybdenum credit, Ben Lomond is one of the highest value per tonne uranium resources outside the Athabaska Basin.
Ostheimer, "From the Athabaska River to Tsar Creek," Canadian Alpine Journal, 16 (1926-27): 23.