MacKenzie River NWT Canada 2021


The Mackenzie River is the longest river system in Canada, and has the second largest drainage basin in North America after the Mississippi River. The Mackenzie River flows through a vast, thinly populated region of forest and tundra entirely within the Canadian Northwest Territories, although its many tributaries reach into four other Canadian provinces and territories…


 ·         Length: 1,080 miles (1,738 km)

·         Basin area: 696,992 sq miles (1.81 million km²)

·         Discharge: 349,972 ft³/s (9,910 m³/s)

·         Source elevation: 512 feet (156 m)

·         Source: Great Slave Lake

·         Location: Canada