La Salle River

The La Salle is a river in Manitoba, Canada,[1] with its source near Portage la Prairie and terminating in the Red River in Saint Norbert (southern Winnipeg). The La Salle River flows mainly through agricultural land. It is a slow-moving, meandering prairie river with variable depth. It is the primary river that flows throughout most of the rural municipality of Macdonald.

La Salle River
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La Salle River is located in Manitoba
La Salle River
Location
CountryCanada
ProvinceManitoba
Physical characteristics
MouthRed River
 • location
Saint Norbert
 • coordinates
49°45′22″N 97°08′29″W / 49.75611°N 97.14139°W / 49.75611; -97.14139Coordinates: 49°45′22″N 97°08′29″W / 49.75611°N 97.14139°W / 49.75611; -97.14139

On older maps, the river is named la Rivière Sale, la Rivière Salle, Salle River, or Stinking River.[2]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "La Salle River". Geographical Names Data Base. Natural Resources Canada.
  2. ^ Louis Vivien de Saint-Martin et Louis Rousselet, Nouveau dictionnaire de géographie universelle, Hachette, Paris, 1892, p.514.

External linksEdit

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