Report on the country between the Upper Assineboine River and Lakes Winnipegosis and Manitoba

by Spencer, J. W.

Publisher: s.n. in [S.l

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  • Geology -- Manitoba.,
  • Geology -- Saskatchewan.,
  • Géologie -- Manitoba.,
  • Géologie -- Saskatchewan.

Edition Notes

Statementby Joseph William Spencer
SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 25088, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 25088
ContributionsGeological Survey of Canada
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 microfiche (11 fr.)
Number of Pages11
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24133767M
ISBN 100665250886

Brandon is the second-largest city in the province of Manitoba, brightebook.icu is located in the southwestern corner of the province on the banks of the Assiniboine River, approximately km ( mi) west of the provincial capital, Winnipeg, and km (75 mi) east of the Saskatchewan boundary. Brandon covers an area of km 2 ( sq mi) and has a population of 48,, while its census. Historical usage [] (Old) District of Assiniboia []. The District of Assiniboia was a name used to describe the Red River Colony, mainly for official purposes, between and Nominally the district included all of the territory granted in the Selkirk Concession, however much of this was ceded to the United States in (from the Treaty of ) and in the district was redefined. The Forks, Winnipeg. Quite the same Wikipedia. Just better. Earth Changes. Blizzard dumps snow on Saskatchewan, Manitoba. CTV News Sun, 01 May UTC And officials anticipate the Assiniboine River will grow in volume to 50 per cent more than its last record. the Shoal Lakes and Lake Winnipegosis will lead to piles of ice on the shorelines.

July 10, The Assiniboine River starts in Saskatchewan near the community of Preeceville and ends 1, kilometres away in Winnipeg, where it merges with the Red River. The flood crest is moving along the Assiniboine River closer to Winnipeg and all of the protective dikes are holding, the latest developments in the flooding that has put. Nov 02,  · Lake Agassiz was a very large glacial lake located in the middle of the northern part of North America. Fed by glacial meltwater at the end of the last glacial period, its area was larger than all of the modern Great Lakes combined though its mean depth was not as great as that of many major lakes today. First postulated in by William H. Keating, it was named by Warren Upham in after. The highway runs km (66 mi) to Emerson, Manitoba, and is the busiest Canada – United States border crossing between Vancouver and the Great Lakes. [] Much of the commercial traffic through Emerson either originates from or is destined for brightebook.icuy: Canada.

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Spencer, Report on the Country Between the Upper Assiniboine River and Lakes Winnipegosis and Manitoba. Ottawa: Geological Survey of Canada Report for Canada Department of Mines, Mines Branch, This banner text can have markup.

web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. The Saskatchewan, the Churchill, the Nelson, the Red, the Qu’Appelle, and the Assiniboine still continue to drain the former floor of this great lake, and thus the site of Brandon is but the bed of an inland sea.

The History of Brandon is the story of the coming of man up these rivers. The Assiniboine River (/ ə ˈ s ɪ n ɪ b ɔɪ n /; French: Rivière d'Assiniboine) is a 1,kilometre ( mi) river that runs through the prairies of Western Canada in Saskatchewan and brightebook.icu is a tributary of the Red brightebook.icu Assiniboine is a typical meandering river with a single main channel embanked within a flat, shallow valley in some places and a steep valley in brightebook.icu: Windy Lake east of Kelvington.

Large areas of the north centre, between Lakes Winnipeg and Manitoba, are interspread with beaver mead cows, some of which are of considerable size, reaching from 1, to 1, acres. Midway between Lakes Winnipeg and Manitoba nearly all the creeks have been dammed by beavers for the purpose of constructing their abodes.

Holocene evolution of the Assiniboine River paleochannels and Portage la Prairie alluvial fan Article in Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 26(9) · February with 26 Reads.

Mar 18,  · • Most major lakes, including lakes Manitoba, Winnipegosis and St. Martin have not seen rises due to the spring run-off. Most of the lakes are expected to be below flood stage after the spring run-off, except Whitewater Lake, which is already above the long-term normal brightebook.icu: Rae Hathaway.

(II)-Pierre Gauthier de Varennes et de La Verendrye () sons are exploring Lakes Manitoba, Winnipegosis, Dauphin (Manitoba) and the Saskatchewan River. Antoine Guillory (Guyari) () who married a Anne Villeneuve, eldest half sister of Charles Langlade is reported on Lake Superior, Ojibwa Country.

Sincea total of River Darters were recorded from 29 waterbodies across three ecoregions. River Darters were observed in relatively high abundances in both the Saskatchewan-Nelson River and Southern Hudson Bay-James Bay ecoregions.

While still extant in the Great Lakes-Upper St. Lawrence ecoregion, River Darters persist at low brightebook.icu by: 1. Province of Manitoba – Manitoba Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre reports overland flooding and tributary flows are beginning to subside across parts of southern Manitoba.

Flows in the Assiniboine River are continuing to rise. Ice is still in place on northern rivers and tributaries, while most rivers in southern Manitoba are ice free. New Provincial Flood Bulletin.

Details Category: Local News This second crest will consist of flows from the upper Assiniboine and Qu'Appelle river basins. * Manitoba Infrastructure and Transportation's Hydrologic Forecast Centre reports the wind forecast for today results in a moderate wind warning for the south shore of Lake Winnipeg.

It then formed a line of 52° 30′ N latitude from Lake Winnipegosis to Lake Winnipeg, and by the Winnipeg River, Lake of the Woods and Rainy River. On the west of the Selkirk Concession, it is roughly formed by the current boundary between Saskatchewan and brightebook.icul: Upper Fort Garry.

Most major lakes, including lakes Manitoba, Winnipegosis and St. Martin have not seen rises due to the spring run-off. Most of the lakes are expected to be below flood stage after the spring run-off, except Whitewater Lake, which is already above the long-term normal level.

The Cree and Saulteaux Tribes of Indians, and all other the Indians inhabiting the district hereinafter described and defined, do hereby cede, release, surrender and yield up to the Government of the Dominion of Canada, for Her Majesty the Queen, and Her successors forever.

Apr 29,  · Due to this wind and the deteriorated ice on many lakes, the risk of shoreline ice pileup has increased for most lakes in southern Manitoba. * Over the next three days, flows along the Assiniboine River east of the Portage Diversion will be gradually increased from 15, cubic feet per second (cfs) to 18, cfs.

The Hydrologic Forecast Centre of Manitoba Infrastructure reports the updated flood forecast suggests a Red River flood of a magnitude higher than with normal or average weather conditions.

Heavy snows have fallen in the northern United States and across the Red River Valley. Fort Ellice, many miles upstream on the Assiniboine became the focal point for the HBC, while the forts of independents and Americans were located in the Hartney - Lauder area. At the same time, railroads were being built westward in the US, threatening the traditional river / Great Lakes trade route.

Further to the west and northwest are Lake of the Woods, 1, feet, Lake Winnipeg, feet, Lakes Manitoba and Winnipegosis, and feet respectively, Athabasca Lake, feet, Great Slave Lake about feet, and Great Bear Lake about feet.

Each of these lakes marks the lowest level of large tracts of adjacent land. Lake Agassiz was a very large glacial lake in central North brightebook.icu by glacial meltwater at the end of the last glacial period, its area was larger than all of the modern Great Lakes combined though its mean depth was not as great as that of many major lakes today.

Uplift-driven expansion delayed by middle Holocene desiccation in Lake Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Article (PDF Available) in Geology 29(8) · August with Reads How we measure 'reads'. In –70, present-day Winnipeg was the site of the Red River Rebellion, a conflict between the local provisional government of Métis, led by Louis Riel, and newcomers from eastern Canada.

General Garnet Wolseley was sent to put down the uprising. The Manitoba Act of made Manitoba the fifth province of the three-year-old Canadian. The Big Lakes. Lake Manitoba and its tributaries; Lake Winnipeg and its tributaries west of the Red River; Lake Winnipegosis and its tributaries.

Valley River, Willow Creek. Subregion 2: The Winnipeg area, including the lower Seine River. River-right tributary of the Assiniboine River, entering it between Brandon and the Souris River. The confluence of the Souris and Assiniboine Rivers was a major victualling centre for the fur trade.

During the periodthe Hudson's Bay, North West, and XY Companies maintained posts in this area to trade with the Indians between Lake Manitoba and Missouri River for corn, pemmican, and fur.

In –70, Winnipeg was the site of the Red River Rebellion, a conflict between the local provisional government of Métis, led by Louis Riel, and newcomers from eastern Canada. This rebellion led to Manitoba's entry into the Canadian Confederation as Canada's fifth province in On November 8,Winnipeg was incorporated as a city.

Winnipeg Winnipeg (/ˈwɪnɪpɛɡ/ (listen)) is the capital and largest city of the province of Manitoba Manitoba in Canada. It is near the longitudinal centre of North America and is kilometres (70 mi) from the Canada– United States United States border.[14] It is also the place of the confluence of the Red and Assiniboine Rivers.

The still waters of the Assiniboine River reflect the lights of the marina and surrounding buildings at The Forks National Historic Site during dusk in the city of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

The waterfront comes to life as the lights illuminate the marina, market and tower in The Forks in the City of Winnipeg, Manitoba while the sunset lighting starts to fade.

The Saskatchewan River flows in from the west through Cedar Lake, the Red River (including Assiniboine River) flows in from the south and the Winnipeg River (draining Lake of the Woods, Rainy River and Rainy Lake) enters from the southeast. The Dauphin River enters from the west draining Lake Manitoba and Lake brightebook.icu: Yrtg.

Oct 24,  · History of Steamboats on Lake Winnipegosis The Beginning Although railway steel had first spread through the prairies in Manitoba territory, and then stretched north and west to the resource heartlands, from the first appearance of the railway in until well into the twenti­eth century much of Manitoba remained a steamboat sanctuary.

Glacial lakes draining into Lake Agassiz. Glacial Lake Souris formed along the Manitoba and North Dakota border, forming a crescent around the west side of the Turtle brightebook.icu Souris had three successive outlets: the Sheyenne River, the Pembina River, and finally the Assiniboine River.

Between the censuses of andWinnipeg's population increased by percent, compared to percent for Manitoba as a whole. The population density of the city of Winnipeg averaged 1, people per km 2, compared with for Manitoba. Which are the largest bodies of water in Canada? Our rivers and lakes situated north of 60 degrees latitude constitute some of Canada's largest water bodies.

The Mackenzie River, for example, is over kilometres long and is the country's largest river. Great Bear Lake, Northwest Territories, is the world's ninth largest lake (by area).Wednesday Evening Paddles.

Since the early s Paddle Manitoba has been hosting an open paddle at La Barriere park from May through September. I have been organizing these evenings since The park is located 5km south of Winnipeg on Waverly Street along the La Salle River.The Manitoba Act (French: Loi sur le Manitoba), or simply the Act, is an act of the Parliament of Canada that is defined by the Constitution Act, as forming a part of the Constitution of Canada.

The Manitoba Act received royal assent on May 12, It created the province of Manitoba and con.