Loch Winnipeg

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Loch Winnipeg
Lake Winnipeg map.png
LocationManitoba, Canadae
Coordinates52°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
TeepUmwhile pairt o the glacial Loch Agassiz, reservoir
Primary inflowsWinnipeg River, Saskatchewan River, Reid River
Primar ootflowsNelson River
Catchment aurie982,900 km2 (379,500 sq mi)
Basin kintrasCanadae, Unitit States
Max. lenth416 km (258 mi)
Max. weenth100 km (60 mi) (N Basin)
40 km (20 mi) (S Basin)
Surface aurie24,514 km2 (9,465 sq mi)
Average deepth12 m (39 ft)
Max. deepth36 m (118 ft)
Watter vollum284 km3 (68 cu mi)[1]
Residence time3.5 years [2]
Shore lenth11,858 km (1,155 mi)
Surface elevation217 m (712 ft)
SettlementsGimli, 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.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Lake Winnipeg Quick Facts". Retrieved 14 July 2014.
  2. Massive flood expected to take toll on Lake Winnipeg, feed algae blooms Winnipeg Free Press