Winnipegosis, Lake

Winnipegosis, Lake
geographical name lake Canada in W Manitoba W of Lake Winnipeg area 2075 square miles (5374 square kilometers)

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  • Winnipegosis, Lake — Lake, western Manitoba, Canada. Located west of Lake Winnipeg, it is a remnant of glacial Lake Agassiz. Numerous streams feed the 2,075 sq mi (5,374 sq km) lake, which drains southeastward into Lake Manitoba. It is more than 150 mi (240 km) long …   Universalium

  • Winnipegosis,Lake — Win·ni·pe·go·sis (wĭn ə pĭ gōʹsĭs), Lake A lake of southwest Manitoba, Canada, west of Lake Winnipeg. It drains southward into Lake Manitoba and has important fisheries. * * * …   Universalium

  • Lake Agassiz — was an immense glacial lake located in the center of North America. Fed by glacial runoff at the end of the last glacial period, its area was larger than all of the present day Great Lakes combined.ConceptionFirst postulated in 1823 by William… …   Wikipedia

  • Lake Winnipegosis — Infobox lake lake name = Lake Winnipegosis image lake = caption lake = image bathymetry = Lake Winnipeg map.png caption bathymetry = map location = Manitoba coords = coord|52|30|N|100|00|W|region:CA type:waterbody|display=inline,title type =… …   Wikipedia

  • Lake Agassiz — Eine Karte der Ausmaße des Agassizsees Der Agassizsee war ein See im zentralen Nordamerika, dessen Fläche größer als die der heutigen Großen Seen gemeinsam war. Er wurde von Gletscherschmelzwasser am Ende der letzten Eiszeit gespeist. Erstmals… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • lake — lake1 /layk/, n. 1. a body of fresh or salt water of considerable size, surrounded by land. 2. any similar body or pool of other liquid, as oil. 3. (go) jump in the lake, (used as an exclamation of dismissal or impatience.) [bef. 1000; ME lak(e) …   Universalium

  • Lake — /layk/, n. Simon, 1866 1945, U.S. engineer and naval architect. * * * I Relatively large body of slow moving or standing water that occupies an inland basin. Lakes are most abundant in high northern latitudes and in mountain regions, particularly …   Universalium

  • Winnipegosis, Manitoba — Winnipegosis is a small town of approximately 630 people, located at coord|51|37|N|99|56|W|. Farmlands surround the town. There is a beach in town on Lake Winnipegosis. The Mossey River flows into the lake. Once there was a thriving fishery in… …   Wikipedia

  • Lake Manitoba — Location Manitoba Coordinates …   Wikipedia

  • Winnipegosis — is the name of: * Lake Winnipegosis * Winnipegosis, Manitoba …   Wikipedia

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