Athabasca Basin

Keyword Definition

The Athabasca Basin is a region of Northern Saskatchewan and Alberta, Canada that is best known as the world's leading source of high grade uranium. It currently supplies about 20% of the world's uranium. The basin is located just to the south of Lake Athabasca. The basin covers about 100,000 square kilometres in Saskatchewan and a small portion of Alberta.

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Category: Geological/Geographic

Geological keywords with a geographic context (e.g. Cape Smith Fold Belt, Selwyn Basin, Grenville Province).

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