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Lake Manitoba

LAKE MANITOBA, a lake of Manitoba province, Canada, situated between 50 n' and 51 48' N. and 97 56' and 99 35' W. It has an area of 1711 sq. m., a length of shore line of 535 m., and is at an altitude of 810 ft. above the sea. It has a total length of 119 m., a maximum width of 29 m., discharge of 14,833 cub. ft.

1 There is a very large salt block at Eastlake, I m. east of Manistee, and Filer City, a few miles south-east, is another source of supply.

per second, and has an average depth of 12 ft. Its shores are low, and for the most part swampy. The Waterhen river, which carries the discharge of Lake Winnipegosis, is the only considerable stream entering the Jake. It is drained by the Little Saskatchewan river into Lake Winnipeg. It was discovered by De la Verendrye in 1739.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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