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=: (Mackenzie / Selkirk / Simpson era) Pond builds post on, 21; named also

Elk River and Riviere a la Biche, 21.

Athabaska Pass Atkins D A facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail