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Slave,river, c.310 mi (500 km) long, Northwest Territories, Canada. It comprises the middle sections of the MackenzieMackenzie,
river, c.1,120 mi (1,800 km) long, issuing from Great Slave Lake, Northwest Territories, Canada, and flowing generally NW to the Arctic Ocean through a great delta. Between Great Slave Lake and Lake Athabasca it is known as the Slave River.
..... Click the link for more information. River system. The river channels the waters of Lake Athabasca and the Peace River into Great Slave LakeGreat Slave Lake,
second largest lake of Canada, c.10,980 sq mi (28,400 sq km), Northwest Territories, named for the Slave (Dogrib), a tribe of Native Americans. It is c.
..... Click the link for more information. at Fort Resolution. It is navigable for steamers except for the rapids between Fort Fitzgerald and Fort Smith, where it breaks through the Cariboo Hills. There is a wagon road portage (16 mi/26 km long) around the rapids.
a river in central Canada. The Slave River belongs to the lake and river system of the Mackenzie River. It rises from Lake Athabaska and flows into Great Slave Lake. Length, 415 km; drains an area of approximately 61,400 sq km. The Slave River flows in a broad marshy valley. There are rapids in the middle reaches. The average flow rate at the mouth is approximately 4,000 cu m per sec. The Slave River is navigable from May through October. The main tributary is the Peace River.