Loch Winnipeg

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Loch Winnipeg
Lake Winnipeg map.png
Location Manitoba, Canadae
Coordinates 52°7′N 97°15′W / 52.117°N 97.250°W / 52.117; -97.250Coordinates: 52°7′N 97°15′W / 52.117°N 97.250°W / 52.117; -97.250
Teep Umwhile pairt o the glacial Loch Agassiz, reservoir
Primary inflows Winnipeg River, Saskatchewan River, Reid River
Primar ootflows Nelson River
Catchment aurie 982,900 km2 (379,500 sq mi)
Basin kintras Canadae, Unitit States
Max. lenth 416 km (258 mi)
Max. weenth 100 km (60 mi) (N Basin)
40 km (20 mi) (S Basin)
Surface aurie 24,514 km2 (9,465 sq mi)
Average deepth 12 m (39 ft)
Max. deepth 36 m (118 ft)
Watter vollum 284 km3 (68 cu mi)[1]
Residence time 3.5 years [2]
Shore lenth1 1,858 km (1,155 mi)
Surface elevation 217 m (712 ft)
Settlements Gimli, Manitoba
1 Shore lenth is nae a weel-defined meisur.

Loch Winnipeg is a lairge, 24,514-square-kilometre (9,465 sq mi) loch in central North Americae, in the province o Manitoba, Canadae, wi its soothren tip aboot 55 kilometres (34 mi) north o the ceety o Winnipeg.

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