Loch Athabasca

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Loch Athabasca
Lake Athabasca, Canada.jpg
Ice breakup on Loch Athabasca (Juin 9, 2002)[1]
NASA Lake Athabasca.jpg
Loch Athabasca (August 24, 2002)[2]
Location Diveesion No. 18, Saskatchewan / Wood Buffalo, Alberta
Coordinates 59°16′N 109°27′W / 59.267°N 109.450°W / 59.267; -109.450Coordinates: 59°16′N 109°27′W / 59.267°N 109.450°W / 59.267; -109.450
Primary inflows Athabasca River, William River, MacFarlane River, Colin River, Fond du Lac River,
Primar ootflows Rivière des Rochers that meets wi the Peace tae acome the Slave
Catchment aurie 274,540 km2 (106,000 sq mi)
Basin kintras Canadae
Max. lenth 283 km (176 mi)
Max. weenth 50 km (31 mi)
Surface aurie 7,850 km2 (3,030 sq mi)[3]
Max. deepth 124 m (407 ft)
Shore lenth1 ~1,900 km (1,200 mi)
Surface elevation 213 m (699 ft)
Settlements Fort Chipewyan, Uranium City, Camsell Portage, Fond du Lac
References [3]
1 Shore lenth is nae a weel-defined meisur.

Loch Athabasca (/ˌæθəˈbæskə/; French: lac Athabasca; frae Woods Cree: aðapaskāw, "[whaur] thare are plants ane efter anither")[4] is locatit in the northwast corner o Saskatchewan an the northeast corner o Alberta atween 58° an 60° N.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Great Slave Lake and Lake Athabasca, Canada (Note: Lake Athabasca during ice-break-up)". June 9, 2002. Retrieved 2013-01-25. 
  2. "Burn Scars in Saskatchewan, Canada (Note: Dark to light rust coloured areas are burn scars from forest fires)". August 24, 2002. Retrieved 2015-01-03. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 Atlas of Canada (2004-04-05). "Lakes of Canada". Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved 2007-05-01. 
  4. Bright, William (2004). Native American Place Names of the United States. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press. p. 52. ISBN 0-8061-3576-X. OCLC 53019644.