Red Deer River

Red Deer River

      river in southern Alberta, Canada, a major tributary of the South Saskatchewan River. Rising in the Front Ranges of the Canadian Rocky Mountains in Banff National Park, the river flows northeast and then southeastward for 450 miles (724 km) before entering the South Saskatchewan River at a point 5 miles (8 km) across the Saskatchewan border. The Red Deer (which was misnamed by early Scottish settlers, who confused elk that inhabited the area with red deer of Scotland) flows through the cities of Red Deer and Drumheller and through Dinosaur Provincial Park, a site where dinosaur fossils have been found. In its lower reaches, the river has cut deeply into the surface of the plains. Extensive badlands line its banks.

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  • Red Deer River — is a river in Alberta, Canada. It is a major tributary of the South Saskatchewan River.Red Deer River has a total length of 724 km and a drainage area of 45,100 km². Its mean discharge is 70 m³/s. [Cite web| url=… …   Wikipedia

  • Red Deer River — bei Drumheller, AlbertaVorlage:Infobox Fluss/KARTE fehlt …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Red Deer —   [ red dɪə], Stadt in der Provinz Alberta, Kanada, zwischen Edmonton und Calgary, am Red Deer River, (1991) 58 100 Einwohner (1946: 4 000 Einwohner); Handels und Versorgungszentrum in einem fruchtbaren Agrargebiet mit gemischter Nutzung;… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Red Deer, Alberta — Infobox Settlement official name = City of Red Deer other name = native name = nickname = settlement type = motto = imagesize = image caption = Bower Ponds flag size = image seal size = image shield = Red Deer, Alberta Coat of Arms.jpg shield… …   Wikipedia

  • red deer — 1. a deer, Cervus elaphus, of Europe and Asia, having a reddish brown summer coat. See illus. under stag. 2. the white tailed deer, Odocoileus virginianus, in its summer coat. [1425 75; late ME] * * * Species of deer (Cervus elaphus), sometimes… …   Universalium

  • Red Deer County, Alberta — Infobox Settlement official name = Red Deer County other name = native name = nickname = settlement type = County motto = imagesize = image caption = flag size = image seal size = image shield = shield size = city logo = citylogo size = mapsize …   Wikipedia

  • Red Deer — a city in S central Alberta, in W Canada. 46,393. * * * Species of deer (Cervus elaphus), sometimes called elk, native to Europe, Asia, and North Africa. It is found in woodlands and hunted for sport and food. Red deer live in sexually segregated …   Universalium

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