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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When Connolly went to Athabaska, in 1803, he found the Indian usages as they had existed for ages, unchanged by European power or Christian legislation.
The Athabaska Basin properties cover 6,103 sq km and those in the Labrador Central Mineral Belt involve another 4,003 sq km.
1997, Characterization of multiple fluid-flow events and rare-earth-element mobility associated with the formation of unconformity-type uranium deposits in the Athabaska Basin, Saskatchewan: Canadian Mineralogist, v.
For the past seven years Golosky and Carol, his wife of 37 years, have operated a fishing lodge in northern Saskatchewan called Indian Head Camp on Lake Athabaska.
Thompson a ddarganfu'r ffordd dros y Mynyddoedd Creigiog (YRockies) trwy Fwlch yr Athabaska.
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.
New Gold Strike Made in Athabaska Lake Area," Regina Leader-Post, 4 April 1935, 1; "A Search for Gold in Saskatchewan," Regina Leader-Post, 23 April 1935, 4; "Mining Activity in Goldfields Area of Lake Athabasca," Regina Leader-Post, 3 January 1936, 3; "Complaint in Goldfields," Regina Leader-Post, 13 January 1936, 3; "Province Turns to Gold in North for Development," Regina Leader-Post, 6 February 1936, 1.
X 8 letters: ARAUCANA, EYEPIECE, SYSTASIS 9 letters: ATHABASKA, CONCYCLIC EBENACEAE, GONGAGENG, HACHSHISH, OGBOMOSHO, SUSPENSES 10 letters: ANATHEMATA, EVERYWHERE, SYSTEMISES 11 letters: ANAMNIONATA, ELEAGNACEAE, HEATHTHRUSH, KNICKAKNOCK, YMAGYNYNGLY 12 letters: ACCIACCATURA (cham), EVIDENCEABLE, LIGULIFLORAL (cham), REVERBERATOR, SYSTEMATISES 13 letters: EXPERGISCENCE, PIMPERLIMPIMP, READER-PRINTER, WINDOWSWALLOW 14 letters: ACANTHOCEPHALA, ELECTROPHORESE, THROSTLE-THROAT 15 letters: SERORESISTANCES 16 letters: ABRACHIOCEPHALIA (sted), SINISTROTORSIONS (sted) 17 letters: TRANSIT-INSTRUMENT 18 letters: EMPLOYMENT-EXCHANGE (b) Pattern X ?
The Caspian terns have reached Great Slave Lake and Lake Athabaska.
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.