Athabaska River


Athabaska River
   Rises in the watershed range of the Rocky Mountains, close to the head waters of the north branch of the North Saskatchewan, and after a course of 765 miles empties into Athabaska Lake. Discovered by Peter Pond in 1778.
   Index: MS Pond builds post on, 21; named also Elk River and Rivière à la Biche, 21.

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