Peace River (Canada)

river in Alberta and British Columbia

The Peace River is a river of Canada. It starts in the mountains of British Columbia, flowing southeast and east into Alberta. There it turns northeast through the Canadian prairies. After a journey of 1,923 kilometres (1,195 mi) it joins with the Athabasca River, forming the Slave River.

Peace River
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Location
CountryCanada
Physical characteristics
Source 
 - locationThutade Lake, British Columbia
MouthSlave River
Length1,923 km (1,195 mi)
Basin size306,000 km2 (118,000 sq mi)
Discharge 
 - average2,161 m3/s (76,300 cu ft/s)