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Alberta is a western province of Canada.
Alberta Provincial Highway No. 35, commonly referred to as Highway 35, is a north–south highway in northwest Alberta, Canada that forms a portion of the Mackenzie Highway.
The Anglican Church of Canada (ACC or ACoC) is the Province of the Anglican Communion in Canada.
The Arctic is a polar region located at the northernmost part of Earth.
Athabaskan or Athabascan (also Dene, Athapascan, Athapaskan) is a large family of indigenous languages of North America, located in western North America in three groups of contiguous languages: Northern, Pacific Coast and Southern (or Apachean).
Aulavik National Park (Inuvialuktun: place where people travel) is a national park located on Banks Island in the Northwest Territories of Canada.
An aurora (plural: auroras or aurorae), sometimes referred to as polar lights, northern lights (aurora borealis) or southern lights (aurora australis), is a natural light display in the Earth's sky, predominantly seen in the high-latitude regions (around the Arctic and Antarctic).
Baffin Island (ᕿᑭᖅᑖᓗᒃ, Qikiqtaaluk, Île de Baffin or Terre de Baffin), in the Canadian territory of Nunavut, is the largest island in Canada and the fifth largest island in the world.
Banks Island is one of the larger members of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago.
Behchokǫ̀ (or (from the Tłı̨chǫ meaning "Behcho's place"), officially the Tłı̨chǫ Community Government of Behchokǫ̀, is a community in the North Slave Region of the Northwest Territories, Canada. Behchokǫ̀ is located on the Yellowknife Highway (Great Slave Highway), on the northwest tip of Great Slave Lake, approximately northwest of Yellowknife.
BHP, formerly known as BHP Billiton, is the trading entity of BHP Billiton Limited and BHP Billiton plc, an Anglo-Australian multinational mining, metals and petroleum dual-listed public company headquartered in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Blood diamonds (also called conflict diamonds, war diamonds, hot diamonds, or red diamonds) is a term used for a diamond mined in a war zone and sold to finance an insurgency, an invading army's war efforts, or a warlord's activity.
The Bloody Falls massacre was an incident that took place during Samuel Hearne's exploration of the Coppermine River on the 17 July 1771.
Robert R. McLeod (born 1952) is a Canadian politician.
Borden Island is an uninhabited, low-lying island in the Queen Elizabeth Islands of northern Canada.
British Arctic territories were territories claimed by the United Kingdom in North America, consisting of the islands of what is now known as the Canadian Arctic Archipelago (excepting islands in Hudson Bay, which were part of Rupert's Land).
British Columbia (BC; Colombie-Britannique) is the westernmost province of Canada, located between the Pacific Ocean and the Rocky Mountains.
Buffalo Airways is a family-run airline based in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada, established in 1970.
The Camlaren Mine was a small gold mine north-east of Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada at Gordon Lake.
Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.
The Canada 2016 Census is the most recent detailed enumeration of the Canadian residents, which counted a population of 35,151,728, a change from its 2011 population of 33,476,688.
The Canadian Arctic Archipelago, also known as the Arctic Archipelago, is a group of islands north of the Canadian mainland.
Canadian Confederation (Confédération canadienne) was the process by which the British colonies of Canada, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick were united into one Dominion of Canada on July 1, 1867.
The Canadian dollar (symbol: $; code: CAD; dollar canadien) is the currency of Canada.
Canadian English (CanE, CE, en-CA) is the set of varieties of the English language native to Canada.
Canadian French (français canadien) refers to a variety of dialects of the French language generally spoken in Canada.
Canadian North Inc. is an airline headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
Canadian Senate divisions refers to two aspects of the Senate of Canada.
Canadians (Canadiens / Canadiennes) are people identified with the country of Canada.
Cantung Mine is a tungsten producer in the Nahanni area of the Northwest Territories, Canada, located northeast of Watson Lake in the Flat River Valley of the Selwyn Range close to the Yukon border.
The Carrothers Commission, formally The Advisory Commission on the Development of Government in the Northwest Territories, was a commission set up by the government of Canada to study the future of government of the Northwest Territories.
Chipewyan, ethnonym Dënesųłiné, is the language spoken by the Chipewyan people of northwestern Canada.
The Colomac Mine was a privately owned and operated open pit gold mine located 220 km northwest of Yellowknife in the Northwest Territories in Canada.
The Commissioner of the Northwest Territories (Commissaire des Territoires du Nord-Ouest) is the Government of Canada’s representative in the Northwest Territories.
The Con Mine (1938-2003) was the first gold mine developed in the Northwest Territories, Canada, just south of Yellowknife.
A consensus government is one in which the cabinet is appointed by the legislature without reference to political parties.
Cree (also known as Cree–Montagnais–Naskapi) is a dialect continuum of Algonquian languages spoken by approximately 117,000 people across Canada, from the Northwest Territories to Alberta to Labrador.
The Town of the City of Dawson, commonly known as Dawson City or Dawson, is a town in Yukon, Canada.
The Deh Cho Bridge is a long Canadian bridge across a span of the Mackenzie River on the Yellowknife Highway (Highway 3) near Fort Providence, Northwest Territories.
The Dehcho Region is one of five administrative regions in the Northwest Territories of Canada.
The Charter Community of Délįne (pronounced "day-li-neh") is located in the Sahtu Region of the Northwest Territories, Canada, on the western shore of Great Bear Lake and is northwest of Yellowknife.
The Dempster Highway, also referred to as Yukon Highway 5 and Northwest Territories Highway 8, is a highway in Canada that connects the Klondike Highway in Yukon to Inuvik, Northwest Territories on the Mackenzie River delta.
The Dené people are an aboriginal group of First Nations who inhabit the northern boreal and Arctic regions of Canada.
The Diavik Diamond Mine is a diamond mine in the North Slave Region of the Northwest Territories, Canada, about northeast of Yellowknife.
The Discovery Mine was a gold mine 84 kilometers northeast (approx bearing of 15 degrees) of Yellowknife, Northwest Territories that operated between 1950 and 1969.
The Dogrib" language or Tłı̨chǫ Yatıì is a Northern Athabaskan language spoken by the Tłı̨chǫ (Dogrib people) of the Canadian Northwest Territories.
Dryas octopetala (common names include mountain avens, eightpetal mountain-avens, white dryas, and white dryad) is an Arctic–alpine flowering plant in the family Rosaceae.
Echo Bay Mines Limited is a Canadian company which was organized in 1964 by Northwest Explorers Limited to develop a silver deposit at Great Bear Lake, Northwest Territories, Canada, which had been staked in 1930 by The Canadian Mining and Smelting Company.
The Ekati Diamond Mine ("Ekati") is Canada's first surface and underground diamond mine.
Eldorado Mine is located at Port Radium, Northwest Territories, Canada.
An electoral district in Canada, also known as a "constituency" or a "riding", is a geographical constituency upon which Canada's representative democracy is based.
English Canadians or Anglo-Canadians (Canadiens anglais) refers to either Canadians of English ethnic origin and heritage, or to English-speaking, or Anglophone, Canadians of any ethnic origin; it is used primarily in contrast with French Canadians.
English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.
An ethnic group, or an ethnicity, is a category of people who identify with each other based on similarities such as common ancestry, language, history, society, culture or nation.
Bradley Air Services Limited, operating as First Air, is an airline headquartered in Kanata, a suburb of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
In Canada, the First Nations (Premières Nations) are the predominant indigenous peoples in Canada south of the Arctic Circle.
Folk on the Rocks is an outdoor music festival held on the third weekend in July every year on the shores of Long Lake in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada every summer.
Fort Simpson (Slavey language: Liidli Kue "place where rivers come together") is a village, the only one in the entire territory, in the Dehcho Region of the Northwest Territories, Canada.
Fort Smith (Thebacha "beside the rapids") is a town in the South Slave Region of the Northwest Territories (NWT), Canada.
The four corners of Canadian political subdivisions hypothetically meet at a point near 60°N 102°W.
French Canadians (also referred to as Franco-Canadians or Canadiens; Canadien(ne)s français(es)) are an ethnic group who trace their ancestry to French colonists who settled in Canada from the 17th century onward.
French (le français or la langue française) is a Romance language of the Indo-European family.
George Tuccaro (born May 12, 1950) was the Commissioner of the Northwest Territories.
German Canadians (Deutsch-Kanadier or Deutschkanadier) are Canadian citizens of ethnic German ancestry.
The Giant Mine was a gold mine located on the Ingraham Trail, north of Yellowknife, Northwest Territories.
The Great Bear Lake (Slavey: Sahtú; Grand lac de l'Ours) is the largest lake entirely in Canada (Lake Superior and Lake Huron straddling the Canada–US border are larger), the fourth largest in North America, and the eighth largest in the world.
The Great Lakes (les Grands-Lacs), also called the Laurentian Great Lakes and the Great Lakes of North America, are a series of interconnected freshwater lakes located primarily in the upper mid-east region of North America, on the Canada–United States border, which connect to the Atlantic Ocean through the Saint Lawrence River.
The Great Northern Arts Festival is held each year in Inuvik, Northwest Territories.
The Great Slave Lake (Grand lac des Esclaves) is the second-largest lake in the Northwest Territories of Canada (after Great Bear Lake), the deepest lake in North America at, and the tenth-largest lake in the world.
The Gwich’in language (Dinju Zhuh K’yuu) belongs to the Athabaskan language family and is spoken by the Gwich’in First Nation (Canada) / Alaska Native People (United States).
The gyrfalcon is a bird of prey (Falco rusticolus), the largest of the falcon species. The abbreviation gyr is also used. It breeds on Arctic coasts and tundra, and the islands of northern North America, Europe, and Asia. It is mainly a resident there also, but some gyrfalcons disperse more widely after the breeding season, or in winter. Individual vagrancy can take birds for long distances. Its plumage varies with location, with birds being coloured from all-white to dark brown. These colour variations are called morphs. Like other falcons, it shows sexual dimorphism, with the female much larger than the male. For centuries, the gyrfalcon has been valued as a hunting bird. Typical prey includes the ptarmigan and waterfowl, which it may take in flight; it also takes fish and mammals.
The Hay River (in South Slavey: Kátå’odehche) is a large river in northern Alberta and southern Northwest Territories, Canada.
Hay River Reserve (also known as K'atlodeeche/Katl'odeeche First Nation or Hay River Dene 1) is one of only two Indian reserves in Canada's Northwest Territories.
Hay River (Xátł’odehchee //), known as "the Hub of the North," is a town in the Northwest Territories, Canada, located on the south shore of Great Slave Lake, at the mouth of the Hay River.
The Hudson's Bay Company (HBC; Compagnie de la Baie d'Hudson) is a Canadian retail business group.
The hyphen (‐) is a punctuation mark used to join words and to separate syllables of a single word.
An ice cap is a mass of ice that covers less than 50,000 km2 of land area (usually covering a highland area).
An ice road (ice crossing, ice bridge) is a winter road, or part thereof, that runs on a naturally frozen water surface (a river, a lake or an expanse of sea ice) in cold regions.
In Canada, an Indian reserve (réserve indienne) is specified by the Indian Act as a "tract of land, the legal title to which is vested in Her Majesty, that has been set apart by Her Majesty for the use and benefit of a band." First Nations reserves are the areas set aside for First Nations people after a contract with the Canadian state ("the Crown"), and are not to be confused with land claims areas, which involve all of that First Nations' traditional lands: a much larger territory than any other reserve.
Indigenous peoples in Canada, also known as Native Canadians or Aboriginal Canadians, are the indigenous peoples within the boundaries of present-day Canada.
Inuinnaqtun (natively meaning like the real human beings/peoples), is an indigenous Inuit language of Canada and a dialect of Inuvialuktun.
The Inuit (ᐃᓄᐃᑦ, "the people") are a group of culturally similar indigenous peoples inhabiting the Arctic regions of Greenland, Canada and Alaska.
Inuktitut (syllabics ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ; from inuk, "person" + -titut, "like", "in the manner of"), also Eastern Canadian Inuktitut, is one of the principal Inuit languages of Canada.
The Inuvialuit (ɪnˈuviˌaluət) (sing. Inuvialuk; the real people) or Western Canadian Inuit are Inuit people who live in the western Canadian Arctic region.
Inuvialuktun, also known as Western Canadian Inuit, Western Canadian Inuktitut, and Western Canadian Inuktun, comprises several Inuit language varieties spoken in the northern Northwest Territories and Nunavut by those Canadian Inuit who call themselves Inuvialuit.
Inuvik (place of man) is a town in the Northwest Territories of Canada and is the administrative centre for the Inuvik Region.
The Inuvik Region is one of five administrative regions in the Northwest Territories of Canada.
Irish Canadians (Gaedheal-Cheanadaigh) are Canadian citizens who have full or partial Irish heritage including descendants who trace their ancestry to immigrants who originated in Ireland.
Joseph Royal (7 May 1837 – 23 August 1902) was a Canadian journalist, lawyer, politician, businessman, and Lieutenant Governor of the Northwest Territories.
Kakisa (Slavey language: K’agee; between the willows) is a "Designated Authority" in the South Slave Region of the Northwest Territories, Canada.
The Klondike Gold Rush was a migration by an estimated 100,000 prospectors to the Klondike region of the Yukon in north-western Canada between 1896 and 1899.
The Klondike Highway is a highway that links the Alaskan coastal town of Skagway to Yukon's Dawson City.
Labrador is the continental-mainland part of the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Larix laricina, commonly known as the tamarack, hackmatack, eastern larch, black larch, red larch, or American larch, is a species of larch native to Canada, from eastern Yukon and Inuvik, Northwest Territories east to Newfoundland, and also south into the upper northeastern United States from Minnesota to Cranesville Swamp, Maryland; there is also an isolated population in central Alaska.
The Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories, or Legislative Council of the Northwest Territories, is the legislature and the seat of government of Northwest Territories in Canada.
The Liberal Party of Canada (Parti libéral du Canada), colloquially known as the Grits, is the oldest federal political party in Canada.
In Canada, a lieutenant governor (French: lieutenant-gouverneur, or: lieutenant-gouverneure) is the viceregal representative in a provincial jurisdiction of the.
This is a complete list of airports, water aerodromes and heliports in the Northwest Territories, Canada.
The Northwest Territories of Canada contains 33 official communities.
The following is a list of known abandoned communities in the Northwest Territories, Canada.
This is a list of historical lieutenant-governors of North-West Territories, Canada.
Canada's National Parks are protected areas under the Canada National Parks Act, owned by the Government of Canada and administered for the benefit, education, and enjoyment of the people of Canada and its future generations.
This is a List of Deputy Commissioners of the Northwest Territories, Canada that have served since the position was created in 1921.
This is a list of territorial elections in Northwest Territories, Canada since 1870.
The following is a list of territorial highways in the Northwest Territories of Canada.
This is a list of the Northwest Territories Legislative Assemblies dates and legislative sessions from 1870–present.
This is a list of territory wide plebiscites that have occurred in the Northwest Territories.
This is a list of postal codes in Canada where the first letter is X. Postal codes beginning with X are located within the Canadian territories of Nunavut and the Northwest Territories.
The Premier of the Northwest Territories is a title given to the head of government in the Northwest Territories of Canada when the territory is using an elected system of responsible government.
The Mackenzie Highway is a Canadian highway in northern Alberta and the Northwest Territories.
The Mackenzie River (Slavey language: Deh-Cho, big river or Inuvialuktun: Kuukpak, great river; fleuve (de) Mackenzie) is the longest river system in Canada, and has the second largest drainage basin of any North American river after the Mississippi River.
Manitoba is a province at the longitudinal centre of Canada.
Margaret M. Thom is the Commissioner of the Northwest Territories.
The Métis in Canada are a group of peoples in Canada who trace their descent to First Nations peoples and European settlers.
Melville Island is an uninhabited island of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago with an area of.
Michael McLeod (born September 6, 1959) is the current Member of Canadian Parliament representing the Northwest Territories.
The Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs is one of two Ministers of the Crown in the Canadian Cabinet responsible for overseeing the federal Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development and administering the Indian Act and other legislation dealing with "Indians and lands reserved for the Indians" under subsection 91(24) of the Constitution Act, 1867.
The monarchy of Canada is at the core of both Canada's federal structure and Westminster-style of parliamentary and constitutional democracy.
Mount Nirvana, at is the unofficial name of the highest mountain in the Northwest Territories, Canada.
In Canada, municipal government is a type of local council authority that provides local services, facilities, safety and infrastructure for communities.
Nahanni National Park Reserve in the Dehcho Region of the Northwest Territories, Canada, approximately west of Yellowknife, protects a portion of the Mackenzie Mountains Natural Region.
Canada's National Airport System (NAS) was defined in the National Airports Policy published in 1994.
National Parks of Canada are protected natural spaces throughout the country that represent distinct geographical regions of the nation.
Newfoundland (Terre-Neuve) is a large Canadian island off the east coast of the North American mainland, and the most populous part of the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Norman Wells (Slavey language: Tłegǫ́hłı̨ "where there is oil") is the regional centre for the Sahtu Region of the Northwest Territories, Canada.
The North Pole, also known as the Geographic North Pole or Terrestrial North Pole, is (subject to the caveats explained below) defined as the point in the Northern Hemisphere where the Earth's axis of rotation meets its surface.
The North Slave Region is one of five administrative regions in the Northwest Territories of Canada.
The North-Western Territory was a region of British North America until 1870.
North-Wright Airways is an airline based in Norman Wells, Northwest Territories, Canada.
Northern Canada, colloquially the North, is the vast northernmost region of Canada variously defined by geography and politics.
Northwest Territories (Territoires du Nord-Ouest) is a federal electoral district represented in the House of Commons of Canada.
The Northwest Territories general election, 2003 was the 20th general election in the Canadian territory's history, conducted on November 24, 2003, to elect the 19 members of the Legislative Assembly.
The 2015 Northwest Territories general election was held November 23, 2015 and was the 23rd general election in Northwest Territories history.
Nunavut (Inuktitut syllabics ᓄᓇᕗᑦ) is the newest, largest, and northernmost territory of Canada.
The Nunavut Land Claim Agreement was signed on May 25, 1993, in Iqaluit, by representatives of the Tunngavik Federation of Nunavut (now Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated), the Government of Canada and the Government of the Northwest Territories.
An official language is a language that is given a special legal status in a particular country, state, or other jurisdiction.
Ontario is one of the 13 provinces and territories of Canada and is located in east-central Canada.
An opinion poll, often simply referred to as a poll or a survey, is a human research survey of public opinion from a particular sample.
The Parliament of Canada (Parlement du Canada) is the federal legislature of Canada, seated at Parliament Hill in Ottawa, the national capital.
The Pine Point Mine is located on the south shore of Great Slave Lake between Hay River to the east and Fort Resolution to the west, in the Northwest Territories of Canada.
The polar climate regions are characterized by a lack of warm summers.
The Politics of Northwest Territories involves not only the governance of the Northwest Territories but also the social, economic and political issues specific to the territory.
Port Radium is a mining area on the eastern shore of Great Bear Lake, Northwest Territories, Canada.
In Canada, a premier is the head of government of a province or territory.
The Premier of the Northwest Territories is the first minister for the Northwest Territories, Canada.
A member of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago, Prince Patrick Island is the westernmost of the Queen Elizabeth Islands in the Northwest Territories of Canada.
The provinces and territories of Canada are the sub-national governments within the geographical areas of Canada under the authority of the Canadian Constitution.
The Ptarmigan and Tom Mine were gold producers located in the Northwest Territories, Canada at Yellowknife.
Public transport (also known as public transportation, public transit, or mass transit) is transport of passengers by group travel systems available for use by the general public, typically managed on a schedule, operated on established routes, and that charge a posted fee for each trip.
Quebec (Québec)According to the Canadian government, Québec (with the acute accent) is the official name in French and Quebec (without the accent) is the province's official name in English; the name is.
Radium is a chemical element with symbol Ra and atomic number 88.
The Rayrock Mine was a uranium producing venture in the Northwest Territories, Canada.
In Canada, the statistical designation remote and isolated community refers to a settlement that is either a long distance from larger settlements or lacks transportation links that are typical in more populated areas.
Rio Tinto Group is an Australian-British multinational and one of the world's largest metals and mining corporations.
Rockin the Rocks is a one-day rock festival held in support of the Folks on the Rocks Festival held in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories Canada every summer, on September 1.
Rupert's Land, or Prince Rupert's Land, was a territory in British North America comprising the Hudson Bay drainage basin, a territory in which a commercial monopoly was operated by the Hudson's Bay Company for 200 years from 1670 to 1870.
Sachs Harbour is a hamlet located in the Inuvik Region of the Northwest Territories, Canada.
The Sahtu Region is one of five administrative regions in the Northwest Territories in Canada.
The Saint Lawrence River (Fleuve Saint-Laurent; Tuscarora: Kahnawáʼkye; Mohawk: Kaniatarowanenneh, meaning "big waterway") is a large river in the middle latitudes of North America.
The Salmita Mine was a gold producer in the Northwest Territories, Canada during 1983 to 1987.
Saskatchewan is a prairie and boreal province in western Canada, the only province without natural borders.
Scottish Canadians are people of Scottish descent or heritage living in Canada.
Scouting in the Northwest Territories did not develop until 1970, due to the sparse population of the Northwest Territories.
Slavey (also Slave, Slavé) is an Athabaskan language spoken among the Slavey and Sahtu people of Canada in the Northwest Territories where it also has official status.
Snap Lake Mine is a remote fly-in/fly-out operation located about northeast of Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, and, according to De Beers, was the first De Beers mine outside of Africa.
The Snowking Winter Festival is an annual festival held each March in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada since 1996.
The South Slave Region is one of five administrative regions in the Northwest Territories of Canada.
The Speaker is the presiding officer of the Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories.
A speech from the throne (or throne speech) is an event in certain monarchies in which the reigning sovereign, or a representative thereof, reads a prepared speech to members of the nation's legislature when a session is opened, outlining the government's agenda and focus for the forthcoming session; or in some cases, closed.
Statistics Canada (Statistique Canada), formed in 1971, is the Government of Canada government agency commissioned with producing statistics to help better understand Canada, its population, resources, economy, society, and culture.
Stephen Kakfwi (born November 7, 1950 in Fort Good Hope, Northwest Territories) is a Canadian politician and was the ninth Premier of the Northwest Territories.
The Stickeen Territories, also colloquially rendered as Stickeen Territory, Stikine Territory, and Stikeen Territory, was a territory of British North America whose brief existence began July 19, 1862, and concluded July of the following year.
The subarctic climate (also called subpolar climate, subalpine climate, or boreal climate) is a climate characterised by long, usually very cold winters, and short, cool to mild summers.
Northwest Territories is one of Canada's territories, and has established several territorial symbols.
Tagalog is an Austronesian language spoken as a first language by a quarter of the population of the Philippines and as a second language by the majority.
Taiga (p; from Turkic), also known as boreal forest or snow forest, is a biome characterized by coniferous forests consisting mostly of pines, spruces and larches.
The Tłı̨chǫ people, sometimes spelled Tlicho and also known as the Dogrib, are a Dene First Nations people of the Athabaskan-speaking ethnolinguistic group living in the Northwest Territories, Canada.
The Maritimes, also called the Maritime provinces (Provinces maritimes) or the Canadian Maritimes, is a region of Eastern Canada consisting of three provinces: New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island (PEI).
The Thompson-Lundmark Mine was a gold producer in the periods 1941–1943 and 1947–1949, near Yellowknife, Northwest Territories.
A thunderstorm, also known as an electrical storm, lightning storm, or thundershower, is a storm characterized by the presence of lightning and its acoustic effect on the Earth's atmosphere, known as thunder.
The Tlicho Government, Tłı̨chǫ Government, Tli Cho, is a First Nations organization representing the Tłı̨chǫ Nation of the Northwest Territories, Canada that was created in 2005 when the Tłı̨chǫ Nation ratified the Tłı̨chǫ Agreement with the Government of Canada.
A tornado is a rapidly rotating column of air that is in contact with both the surface of the Earth and a cumulonimbus cloud or, in rare cases, the base of a cumulus cloud.
In physical geography, tundra is a type of biome where the tree growth is hindered by low temperatures and short growing seasons.
The Tundra Mines was a gold producer in the Northwest Territories, Canada between 1964 and 1968, producing 104,476 troy ounces (3250 kg) of gold from 187,714 tons of ore.
Tungsten, or wolfram, is a chemical element with symbol W (referring to wolfram) and atomic number 74.
Ukrainian Canadians (translit) are Canadian citizens of Ukrainian descent or Ukrainian-born people who immigrated to Canada.
The United Church of Canada (Église unie du Canada) is a mainline Reformed denomination and the largest Protestant Christian denomination in Canada, and the largest Canadian Christian denomination after the Catholic Church.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland was established by the Acts of Union 1800, which merged the kingdoms of Great Britain and Ireland.
The University of Ottawa Press (Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa) is a bilingual university press located in Ottawa, Ontario.
Uranium is a chemical element with symbol U and atomic number 92.
Victoria Island (or Kitlineq) is a large island in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago that straddles the boundary between Nunavut and the Northwest Territories of Canada.
Winnipeg is the capital and largest city of the province of Manitoba in Canada.
A Winter road is built over land on compacted snow (also called snow roads), frozen tundra and bare ground, or on a floating ice cover.
A World Heritage site is a landmark or area which is selected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as having cultural, historical, scientific or other form of significance, and is legally protected by international treaties.
Wrigley (South Slavey language: Pehdzeh Ki "clay place") is a "Designated Authority" in the Dehcho Region of the Northwest Territories, Canada.
Yellowknife is the capital and only city, as well as the largest community, in the Northwest Territories (NT or NWT), Canada.
Yellowknife Airport is located in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada.
Highway 3, known more commonly as the Yellowknife Highway, but also the Great Slave Highway, connects Yellowknife, Northwest Territories to Highway 1, from a junction north of the Alberta border.
Yellowknife Transit is the public transportation agency in the city of Yellowknife, and is the only transit system in Canada's Northwest Territories.
Yukon (also commonly called the Yukon) is the smallest and westernmost of Canada's three federal territories (the other two are the Northwest Territories and Nunavut).
Zinc is a chemical element with symbol Zn and atomic number 30.
The meridian 120° west of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, North America, the Pacific Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.
The 18th Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly was established by the results of the 2015 Northwest Territories general election on November 23, 2015.
The 60th parallel north is a circle of latitude that is 60 degrees north of Earth's equator.
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