See also:town and
See also:port of entry in Ontario,
See also:Canada, and the chief town of
See also:district, situated at an altitude of ro87 ft. above the
See also:sea . Pop . (1891), 1806; (1901) 5222 . It is 133 M. by
See also:rail east of
See also:Winnipeg, on the
See also:Canadian Pacific railway, and at the outlet of the Lake of the Woods . The Winnipeg river has at this point a fall of 16 ft., which, with the lake as a
See also:reservoir, furnishes an abundant and unfailing
See also:water- power . The
See also:industrial establishments comprise reduction
See also:works, saw-mills and
See also:flour-mills, one of the latter being the largest in Canada . It is the distributing point for the gold mines of the district, and during the summer months steamboat communication is maintained on the lake . There is important
See also:sturgeon fishing .
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