Slave River

river in Alberta and Northwest Territories

The Slave River is a river of Canada. It begins near Lake Athabasca, where the Peace River and Athabasca River join. Then it flows north into Great Slave Lake. The river's water drains into the Arctic Ocean via the Mackenzie River.

Slave River
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Location
CountryCanada
Physical characteristics
Source 
 - locationConfluence of Peace and Athabasca
MouthGreat Slave Lake
Length434 km (270 mi)
Basin size616,400 km2 (238,000 sq mi)
Discharge 
 - average3,414 m3/s (120,600 cu ft/s)