Athabasca, Lake
geographical name lake Canada on Alberta-Saskatchewan boundary area 3058 square miles (7951 square kilometers)

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Athabasca, Lake — Lake, western central Canada. It extends 208 mi (335 km), crossing the Alberta Saskatchewan boundary. On the southwest it receives the Athabasca River, and on the northwest it discharges into the Slave River. It is important for its commercial… …   Universalium

  • lake — lake1 /layk/, n. 1. a body of fresh or salt water of considerable size, surrounded by land. 2. any similar body or pool of other liquid, as oil. 3. (go) jump in the lake, (used as an exclamation of dismissal or impatience.) [bef. 1000; ME lak(e) …   Universalium

  • Lake — /layk/, n. Simon, 1866 1945, U.S. engineer and naval architect. * * * I Relatively large body of slow moving or standing water that occupies an inland basin. Lakes are most abundant in high northern latitudes and in mountain regions, particularly …   Universalium

  • Athabasca — is an anglicized version of the Cree name for Lake Athabasca in Canada, āthap āsk ā w /a:θapa:ska:w/ “grass or reeds here and there”.Related to the lake are several other geographical and administrative features called Athabasca. Most places… …   Wikipedia

  • Athabasca County, Alberta — Athabasca County   Municipal district   …   Wikipedia

  • Lake Claire — Lake Clair Peace Athabasca Binnendelta mit Lake Claire in der Bildmitte, das westliche Ende des Lake Athabasca rechts, sow …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Athabasca River — Athabasca River …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lake whitefish — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum …   Wikipedia

  • Athabasca — [ath΄ə bas′kə] 〚Cree dial. ahthapaskaaw, name of lake, lit., there are reeds here and there < ahthap , net(like) + ask , vegetation + formative suffixes〛 1. river rising in the Rocky Mountains of SW Alberta, Canada, and flowing northeast into… …   Universalium

  • Athabasca — ist der Name einer Indianersprachfamilie der Athabasken, mit einer Verbreitung hauptsächlich im Nordwesten Kanadas, siehe Athapaskische Sprachen. Nach der Sprachfamilie benannt sind: der Ort Athabasca (Alberta) der Fluss Athabasca River der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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