Arctic Red River, c.310 mi (500 km) long, rising in the Mackenzie Mts. of W Northwest Territories, Canada, and flowing generally NW to the Mackenzie River. At its mouth are a post of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and the village of Tsiigehtchic, formerly Arctic Red River.
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