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Mackenzie River between Wrigley and Norman, Northwest Territories

Mackenzie River between Wrigley and Norman, Northwest Territories

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Published by Dept. of Mines and Technical Surveys in Ottawa .
Written in English


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The Physical Object
Pagination1 sheet, scale 1 in. to 8 m.
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Open LibraryOL22038760M

Norman Wells, Northwest Territories, January 5, A thriving economy needs strategic investments in transportation infrastructure to keep people and goods moving efficiently. Investing in modern transportation infrastructure also helps create jobs and improve the quality of life of Northerners. Norman Wells (Slavey language: Tłegǫ́hłı̨ [pronunciation?] "where there is oil") is the regional centre for the Sahtu Region of the Northwest Territories, town is situated on the north side of the Mackenzie River and provides a view down the valley of the Franklin and Richardson : Sahtu Region.

The Indian Brotherhood of the Northwest Territories and the Metis Association of the NWT worked together to develop a single land claim on behalf of all the Dene and Metis in the Mackenzie Valley. On J in Fort Simpson, NT more than delegates from all Denendeh communities gathered to approve a statement called “The Dene. Tulita, [pronunciation?] which in Dene language means "where the rivers or waters meet," is a hamlet in the Sahtu Region of the Northwest Territories, Canada. It was formerly known as Fort Norman, until 1 January It is located at the junction of the Great Bear River and the Mackenzie River; the Bear originates at Great Bear Lake adjacent to tuency: Sahtu.

The Redstone River is a large river in the Northwest Territories of is about kilometres ( mi) long. It is a tributary of the Mackenzie River, joining it on the left bank some kilometres (62 mi) north of ng a rugged and high area of the Mackenzie Mountains, the Redstone watershed is sparsely populated by people but remains an ecological haven for wildlife Country: Canada. MacKenzie River Watershed in Northwest Territories; Cart | MacKenzie River Watershed in Northwest Territories. by cominco. A self-supported trip created by These islands are very special in that they are the half way point to Norman Wells and are halfway between Hay river and Tuktoyaktuk. Next week we'll journey to Norman Wells and Inuvik.


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Mackenzie River between Wrigley and Norman, Northwest Territories Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. The fluvial geomorphic character of the lower reaches of major Mackenzie River tributaries, Fort Simpson to Norman Wells, Northwest Territories. [Gregory Robert Brooks]. Wrigley, traditionally known as Pedzéh Kı̨́ or "Clay place" is a community perched on a high bluff overlooking the Mackenzie, with the rumpled Franklin Range at its back door and the great Mackenzie Mountains rising to the west.

Its name comes from Hudson’s Bay Company chief commissioner Joseph Wrigley. This log-cabin settlement Mackenzie River between Wrigley and Norman the Northern-most of the Dene-Dehcho. A paddle down the Mackenzie River in the Northwest Territories, Canada's longest river, Northwest Territories book a must.

Due to COVID (Coronavirus), some of the events, tours and attractions listed on the website may be cancelled or closed until further notice. Peregrine Falcon Surveys Along The Mackenzie River, Northwest Territories, Canada. on the southern edge of the Norman Range, The Mackenzie River was travelled from Wrigley to.

Government of the Northwest Territories on the construction of the $ million Mackenzie Valley Highway project from Wrigley to Norman Wells for consideration under the National Infrastructure Fund of the new Building Canada Plan.

MESSAGE FROM THE GOVERNMENT OF THE NORTHWEST TERRITORIES Robert. McLeod Premier Tom eaulieu. Douglas, R. and Norris, D. Dahadinni River and Wrigley map-areas, District of Mackenzie, Northwest Territories 95 N, O / by R.J.W.

Douglas and D.K. Norris Dept. of Mines and Technical Surveys [Ottawa] Australian/Harvard Citation. Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) along the Mackenzie River, (2) Present trend analysis of results from the surveys conducted every five years from to(3) Evaluate the recovery of peregrine falcons along the Mackenzie River.

YELLOWKNIFE—Construction on a bridge over the Great Bear River in central Northwest Territories and a study looking at the feasibility of a wider project to build a new all-season road along hundreds of miles of the Mackenzie Valley are going ahead.

Mackenzie ValleyHighway The Mackenzie Valley Highway will connect the Northwest Territories communities from Wrigley to the Arctic Coast. PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS • Current focus is segment between Wrigley and Norman Wells.

• Improved intercommunity mobility, increase social. Mackenzie River Country of the Northwest Territories By John Holt (The following is excerpted from the author's book Arctic Aurora - Canada's Yukon and Northwest Territories published by Countrysport Press) The road to Wrigley with the McConnell Range in the background.

Wrigley (South Slavey language: Pehdzeh Ki [pronunciation?] "clay place") is a "Designated Authority" in the Dehcho Region of the Northwest Territories, Canada. The Slavey Dene community is located on the east bank of the Mackenzie River, just below its confluence with the Wrigley River and about mi ( km) northwest of tuency: Nahendeh.

The story of the Mackenzie River: Disappointment, but also hope Barges are shown on the Mackenzie River near Norman Wells, NWT. Trail to produce an official guide to the Northwest. The Mackenzie Valley Highway (MVH) will connect Northwest Territories communities to the Arctic Coast.

sgp_two_pager_englishpng Quick Facts (Wrigley to Norman Wells) Two-lane gravel highway kilometres in length 40 of 42 bridges already built Estimated cost is $ million Project Highlights Improved intercommunity mobility, embrace social opportunities and lower the. Mackenzie River, major river system in the drainage pattern of northwestern North basin is the largest in Canada, and it is exceeded on the continent only by the Mississippi-Missouri system.

The Mackenzie system drains an area of somesquare miles (1, square km), which is almost as large as the headwaters of the Finlay River, which flows into Williston. Glacial Lake Mackenzie, located in the middle reach of the Mackenzie Valley, extended km as a long narrow lake between the Rabbitskin River, 50 km east of Fort Simpson, and the Ramparts cliffs near Fort Good Hope; part of the lake extended an additional 75 km west from the by:   Mr.

Speaker, the Government of the Northwest Territories has made a commitment in its Mandate to capture opportunities for investment in transportation infrastructure by working to secure funding to advance the Mackenzie Valley Highway.

Speaker, the construction of the Mackenzie Valley Highway is also part of our long–term transportation strategy. ( - ), near Wrigley A trade post located on the Mackenzie River about halfway between present-day Wrigley and Fort Simpson.

Fort Alexander ( - unknown), near Wrigley A North West Co. trading post located on the Mackenzie River at the mouth of the Willowlake River, south of town. Fort Wrigley ( - ), Wrigley A Hudson's Bay Co. Mackenzie River, Northwest Territories: Address, Mackenzie River Reviews: 5/5.

Canada ; Get the full experience and book a tour. Recommended. Our most popular tours and activities. Only the ferries crossing the McKenzie allow a traveler to experience the immensity of this river.5/5(4).

A Canoe Adventure Down The Keele River, Northwest Territories, Canada, July Video part 1: The flight to the river. The headwaters of Keele River originate high up in the Mackenzie. The Mackenzie is a bounty of modern riches.

North of the confluence of the Bear River, Alexander Mackenzie noticed an oily sheen leaching from the shore. More than years later, drillers hit black gold – the Northwest Territories' first resource boom.

The Mackenzie River in Canada's Northwest Territories is a historic waterway, used for centuries by the Indigenous Dene as a travel and hunting corridor. It is part of a larger watershed that includes the Slave, Athabasca, and Peace rivers extending from northern Alberta.

In the s, Peter Pond, a trader with the North West Company discovered this watershed and began viable trade with the Athapascan. Norman Wells is an historic town of about nestled between the Mackenzie River and the Franklin Mountains.

Its traditional name, Tlegohli means "Where There is Oil," which makes sense given the town was established in with a small oil refinery. This largest Sahtu town is the governmental, industrial and transportation hub of the region and the place to launch innumerable .Norman Wells is a historic town of about nestled between the Mackenzie River and the Franklin Mountains.

Its traditional name, Tlegohli means "Where There is Oil," which makes sense given the town of Norman Wells was established in with a small oil refinery. This largest Sahtu town is the governmental, industrial and transportation hub of the region and the place to launch innumerable.