Mackenzie River
The Mackenzie is the largest river in Canada, at 4,241 km long; it is the second largest in North America, after the Mississippi.1 And, the Mackenzie's drainage basin is equally prolific, at 1.8 million square km. The river is named after Alexander Mackenzie, who traversed its length by canoe in 1789.2
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The Colonial Despatches Team. Mackenzie River. The Colonial Despatches of Vancouver Island and British Columbia 1846-1871, Edition 2.2, ed. The Colonial Despatches Team. Victoria, B.C.: University of Victoria. https://bcgenesis.uvic.ca/mackenzie_river.html.

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