Winnipeg Lake


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A large lake of south-central Manitoba, Canada, formed as a remnant of glacial Lake Agassiz. The Winnipeg River, about 320 km (200 mi) long, empties into its southern end from Lake of the Woods.
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"The whole lakeland," he wrote, "is tilted toward the northwest and discharges its clear waters out of the north end of Lake of the Woods to Winnipeg River, Winnipeg Lake, Nelson River and Hudson Bay."

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