en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northwest_Territories

The Northwest Territories is a federal territory of Canada. At a land area of approximately .... This immense region comprised all of today's Canada except that which was encompassed ... In 1906, the Parliament of Canada renamed the " North-West Territories" as the Northwest Territories, dropping all hyphenated forms of it.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northern_Canada

Northern Canada, colloquially the North, is the vast northernmost region of Canada variously defined by geography and politics. Politically, the term refers to three territories of Canada: Yukon, Northwest ... This region was heavily involved in the North American fur trade during its peak importance, and is home to many Métis ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geography_of_Northwest_Territories

The Northwest Territories is a territory in Northern Canada, specifically in Northwestern Canada ... It stretches across the top of the North American continent, reaching into the Arctic Circle. The region consists of the following: many islands, such as Victoria Island, the Mackenzie River, and Great Bear and Great Slave lakes.

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Diamond Capital Region Northwest Territories Order FREE Travel ... Share the exuberant spirit of Yellowknife, Diamond Capital of North America. The capital of  ...

en.wikivoyage.org/wiki/Northern_Canada

The North of Canada consists of three territories: Yukon, the Northwest territories ... members of other native First Nations; see Indigenous cultures of North America. ... on Earth and even the vast majority of Canadians will never visit the region.

www.britannica.com/place/Northwest-Territories

Feb 7, 2019 ... Northwest Territories, region of northern and northwestern Canada ... extremities of the country, across the roof of the North American continent.

www.nationsencyclopedia.com/canada/Alberta-to-Nova-Scotia/The-Northwest-Territories.html

ORIGIN OF NAME: The name "the North-Western Territories," initially ... The Mackenzie is part of the second-longest river system in North America. .... into the region prompted the Canadian government to create a separate territory, the Yukon ...

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May 18, 2011 ... The NWT includes three main regions: the Arctic Archipelago to the north, the .... Alexander MacKenzie of the North West Company pushed north from ... part, a journey finally completed by the American R.E. Peary in 1909.

www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/northwest-territories-and-confederation

Dec 19, 2014 ... ​The Northwest Territories (NWT) entered Confederation in 1870 after ... People first occupied the Arctic region of North America around 6,000 ...