Churchill River (Hudson Bay)

Churchill River (Hudson Bay)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Churchill River (French: Rivi re Churchill)is a major river in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba, Canada. From the head of the Churchill Lake it is 1,609 km long. It was named after John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough and governor of the Hudson's Bay Company from 1685 to 1691. The Cree name for the river is Missinipi, meaning "big waters." Located entirely within the Canadian Shield, its source is in Central-East Alberta (Beaver Lake (Alberta), Beaver River (Canada), Sand River (Alberta), Cold Lake, Winefred River), which flow into a series of lakes in Saskatchewan (Churchill Lake, Peter Pond Lake, Lac le- -la-Crosse).show more

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  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 118g
  • Dicho
  • United States
  • English
  • 613599137X
  • 9786135991376