Peace River


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Peace River

a river in W Canada, rising in British Columbia as the Finlay River and flowing northeast into the Slave River. Length: 1715 km (1065 miles)

Peace River

 

a river in Canada, a left tributary of the Slave River and part of the Mackenzie River system. Formed by the confluence of the Finlay and Parsnip rivers, which rise in the Rocky Mountains, the Peace River is 1,923 km long, measured from the source of the Finlay River. It drains an area of 324,300 sq km and is fed chiefly by snow. The mean flow rate at Fort St. John is 1,100 cu m per sec. The river is frozen from October through May. It is navigable except for a section at the Vermilion Chutes.

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Crews will be doing overhead inspection work on the Peace River Bridge and one lane will be closed to traffic.
In 1911, lured by the prospect of starting a large family farm in the Peace River country, the Trelles moved to the Lake Saskatoon district.
Oil and gas company Baytex Energy (NYSE:BTE) disclosed on Thursday the execution of a natural gas supply agreement to support Kineticor Resources Corp's subsidiary's planned 100MW power project in Peace River, Alberta under its gas conservation strategy.
The venture covers the Peace River High operated area in Alberta, Canada, through which Tourmaline sold 25% of the existing complex (all lands, wells, production, reserves, and facilities) for CDN 500m (USD 424.
is an independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company operating projects in North America's Piceance Basin (43,500 net acres) and Peace River Arch regions (17,000 net acres).
ca/) Alaska Highway News , Fort Nelson First Nation Chief Liz Logan said the dam will submerge what little is left of the Peace River Valley.
Exceptions to the above situation are the minimum flows along the Peace River, where the annual minima can be lower than the winter minima (Fig.
He was appointed the fourth archbishop of the Peace River archdiocese of Grouard-McLennan at age sixty-nine, from August 2000 to August 2005.
In addition, Shell agreed to sell to Murphy Oil Company its interest in the Seal area within the Peace River oil sands of Alberta, Canada.
Tumbler Ridge was actually founded in the early 1980s by Peace River Coal, which is headquartered in Vancouver, as a jumping-off point for entry into the Peace River coalfield, which extends for 400 km (250 miles) through northeastern British Columbia.
International Resource News-March 22, 2011--Aroway Energy Inc announces drilling update for Peace River Arch(C)1994-2011 ENPublishing - http://www.
Without research or modeling performed below the mouth of the Peace River to predict resulting changes, the Southwest Florida Water Management District's revised final report proposal on Minimum Flows and Levels (MFL) of the Peace River and Shell Creek would allow over 30 percent of the annual flow to betaken any given year.

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