Slave River

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Slave River
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Origin Confluence of Peace and Athabasca
Mouth Great Slave Lake
Basin countries Canada
Length 434 km (270 mi)
Avg. discharge 3,414 m3/s (120,600 cu ft/s)
Basin area 616,400 km2 (238,000 sq mi)

The Slave River is a river of Canada. It begins near Lake Athabasca, where the Peace River and Athabasca River join. Then it flows north into Great Slave Lake. The river's water drains into the Arctic Ocean via the Mackenzie River.