Definitions for mackenzie river
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word mackenzie river
Mackenzie, Mackenzie River(noun)
a Canadian river; flows into the Beaufort Sea
The Mackenzie River is the largest and longest river system in Canada. It flows through a vast, isolated region of forest and tundra entirely within the country's Northwest Territories, although its many tributaries reach into four other Canadian provinces and territories. The river's mainstem runs 1,738 kilometres in a northerly direction to the Arctic Ocean, draining a vast area nearly the size of Indonesia. It is the largest river flowing into the Arctic from North America, and with its tributaries is one of the longest rivers in the world.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
a river in N. America, rises in the Rocky Mountains; is fed by mighty streams in its course, and falls into the Arctic Ocean after a course of over 2000 m. in length.
Find a translation for the mackenzie river definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these mackenzie river definitions with the community:
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"mackenzie river." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 29 Aug. 2015. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/mackenzie river>.