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Saskatchewan, river, Canada

(Encyclopedia)Saskatchewan, river, c.340 mi (550 km) long, formed by the confluence of the North Saskatchewan (c.760 mi/1,220 km long) and the South Saskatchewan (c.550 mi/890 km long) rivers near Prince Albert, ce...

Nelson, river, Canada

(Encyclopedia)Nelson, river, c.400 mi (640 km) long, issuing from the northeast end of Lake Winnipeg, central Man., Canada, and flowing NE to Hudson Bay at Port Nelson. With the Bow–South Saskatchewan–Saskatche...

Saskatchewan, province, Canada

(Encyclopedia)CE5 Saskatchewan səskăchˈəwən, –wänˌ, săsˌ–, province (2001 pop. 978,933), 251,700 sq mi (651,903 sq km), W Canada. Original inhabitants of Saskatchewan include tribes of three lingu...

Red Deer, river, Canada

(Encyclopedia)Red Deer, river, 385 mi (620 km) long, rising in the Rocky Mts. in Banff National Park, SW Alta., Canada, and flowing NE past Red Deer city, then SE and E across the plains to the South Saskatchewan R...

Bow, river, Canada

(Encyclopedia)Bow bō [key], river, 315 mi (507 km) long, rising in the Rocky Mts., S Alta., Canada, and flowing SE through Banff National Park. It emerges from the mountains in the Bow River Pass and continues pas...

Saskatchewan, University of

(Encyclopedia)Saskatchewan, University of, at Saskatoon, Sask., Canada; provincially supported, coeducational; chartered 1907, opened 1909. It has faculties of agriculture, arts and science, commerce, education, en...

Grand River, river, Canada

(Encyclopedia)Grand River, c.165 mi (270 km) long, rising in the highlands of the Ontario Peninsula, S Ont., Canada, and flowing S past Kitchener and Brantford, then SE to Lake Erie at Port Maitland. It is navigabl...

Chicoutimi, river, Canada

(Encyclopedia)Chicoutimi, river, c.100 mi (160 km) long, rising in the Laurentian Mts. and flowing N into Lake Kenogami, then E into the Saguenay River at Chicoutimi. A hydroelectric facility on the falls (50 ft/15...

Annapolis, river, Canada

(Encyclopedia)Annapolis, river, c.75 mi (120 km) long, rising in W Nova Scotia, Canada, and flowing SW past Annapolis Royal to Annapolis Basin, an arm of the Bay of Fundy. The entrance to the basin, bordered by cli...

Albany, river, Canada

(Encyclopedia)Albany ôlˈbənē [key], river, 610 mi (982 km) long, rising in Lake St. Joseph, W Ont., Canada, and flowing generally E into James Bay, near Fort Albany. The Kenogami and Ogoki rivers are its chief ...

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