Petitot River originates from Bistcho Lake in northwestern Alberta, and flows westwards along the northern borders of Alberta and British Columbia. It then passes in the Northwest Territories, where it discharges in the Liard River at the village of Fort Liard. From there, its waters are carried to the Arctic Ocean through the Mackenzie River.
It has a total length of 404 km and a drainage area of 23,200 km².
Landform assemblages produced by the Laurentide Ice Sheet in northeastern British Columbia and adjacent Northwest Territories--constraints on glacial lakes and patterns of ice retreat.(Report)
May 01, 2008; Abstract: The Laurentide Ice Sheet reached the Canadian Cordillera during the last glacial maximum in northeastern British...