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Northwest Territories  (definition)

Located in northern Canada, the Northwest Territories borders Canada's two other territories, Yukon to the west and Nunavut to the east, and three provinces: British Columbia to the southwest, Alberta and Saskatchewan to the south. The capital of the Northwest Territories is Yellowknife.


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Articles tagged with Northwest Territories (35)


Traditional trapping in the North

Once a traditional way of life across Canada, trapping survives and even thrives in communities throughout the North, including Colville Lake, N.W.T.

Canadian Geographic Magazine
Source: Canadian Geographic, October 2013
Department: Feature stories
Contributors: ,

Article ID#: 3561
Secrets of the Nahanni

A timeless journey down a river that was here before the mountains

Canadian Geographic Travel Magazine
Source: Canadian Geographic Travel, March 2013
Department: Feature stories
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Article ID#: 3450

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An energy gem

Wind power is fueling the push to green diamond mines in the Northwest Territories

Canadian Geographic Magazine
Source: Canadian Geographic, October 2012
Department: Discovery
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Article ID#: 3376
Bigger fish to fry

Sport fishing gets eco-conscious in Yellowknife—and the food is still good

Canadian Geographic Travel Magazine
Source: Canadian Geographic Travel, September 2011
Department: Gateway
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Article ID#: 2497
Canada’s new geothermal energy industry

Pioneers of geothermal energy in Canada are cropping up in unusual places

Canadian Geographic Magazine
Source: Canadian Geographic, October 2010
Department: Discovery
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Article ID#: 47
Bigger is better

Canadian Geographic Travel Magazine
Source: Canadian Geographic Travel, March 2010
Department: Gateway
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Article ID#: 1264
Counting caribou

Canadian Geographic Magazine
Source: Canadian Geographic, January/February 2010
Department: Discovery
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Article ID#: 126
Hurry hard

Canadian Geographic Travel Magazine
Source: Canadian Geographic Travel, March 2009
Department: Gateway
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Article ID#: 1326
Late nights in Yellowknife

Canadian Geographic Magazine
Source: Canadian Geographic, December 2008
Department: In Habitat
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Article ID#: 335
Yellowknife, Northwest Territories

Yellowknife brims with shinny rinks, snowshoe and cross-country ski trails — and lots and lots of ravens

Canadian Geographic Travel Magazine
Source: Canadian Geographic Travel, November 2008
Department: OneCity
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Article ID#: 1341
Little mosque on the delta

Canadian Geographic Magazine
Source: Canadian Geographic, July/August 2008
Department: Discovery
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Article ID#: 372
Inuvik’s big 5-0

Canadian Geographic Travel Magazine
Source: Canadian Geographic Travel, May 2008
Department: Gateway
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Article ID#: 1389
Healing Hay River

Canadian Geographic Magazine
Source: Canadian Geographic, January/February 2008
Department: In Habitat
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Article ID#: 471
Caribou in decline

What's causing the rapid collapse of caribou herds — humans, climate or natural cycles?

Canadian Geographic Magazine
Source: Canadian Geographic, December 2007
Department: Feature stories
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Article ID#: 479
Diamond alley

The world’s longest ice road is a winter supply route for four Northwest Territories mines and a marvel of engineering

Canadian Geographic Magazine
Source: Canadian Geographic, December 2007
Department: Feature stories
Contributors: ,

Article ID#: 483
All hail the Snowking

Canadian Geographic Travel Magazine
Source: Canadian Geographic Travel, November 2007
Department: Gateway
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Article ID#: 1437
People of the delta

Scattered across the vast reaches of the Mackenzie Delta, five small Arctic communities are home to a mix of newcomers from across the country and around the world and First Nations people still living off the land.Will a $16 billion gas-pipeline project be their salvation or their destruction?

Canadian Geographic Magazine
Source: Canadian Geographic, September/October 2007
Department: Feature stories
Contributors: ,

Article ID#: 506
The Mackenzie Delta

Thirty years after the initial project was proposed, the Mackenzie Gas Pipeline public hearings and panels are moving ahead for a final decision by 2008.

Canadian Geographic Magazine
Source: Canadian Geographic, September/October 2007
Department: Online exclusive
Contributors: ,

Article ID#: 507
Golf by the midnight sun

Canadian Geographic Travel Magazine
Source: Canadian Geographic Travel, May 2007
Department: Gateway
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Article ID#: 1461

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