river, c.250 mi (400 km) long, rising in Jasper National Park, W Alta., Canada, and flowing generally NE to the Peace River. It receives the Wapiti and Little Smoky rivers. It was explored (1792) by Alexander Mackenzie.
His description of the city is brief, focusing on the smog created by industries: "My impressions of it are extremely vague and misty--or, rather, smoky:--for Sheffield seems to me smokier than Manchester, Liverpool, or Birmingham.
29 ( ANI ): A recent study by Harvard University researchers point towards a worsened scenario for the US wildfire season which is expected to turn even smokier and prolonged as a result of climate change.
Quigley, Leonard, and Collins (2003) found that violent bars were more likely to be reported as being smokier, warmer, dirtier, darker, more crowded, more likely to have competitive games, and more likely to employ bouncers and males.