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Glossary

Chapter 4: Climate

4.10: Ice Distribution on Lakes of Central and Southern Manitoba in Late Spring

In this late spring image, ice has melted from the lakes of southern Manitoba. Lake Manitoba 1, Dauphin Lake 2, and the south ends of lakes Winnipeg 3 and Winnipegosis 4 are ice-free and appear a khaki green/muddy brown. However, the north ends of lakes Winnipeg 5 and Winnipegosis 6, as well as Cedar Lake 7, South Moose Lake 8, North Moose Lake 9, and all the lakes further north are still iced over with a snow cover; they are therefore imaged as white. In the south some lakes—clear of ice—appear almost black, for example, Pelican Lake 10, Clear Lake 11, and Lake of the Prairies 12. Numerous prairie fires, imaged as red, were burning at the time in southern Manitoba 13, southern Saskatchewan 14, and North Dakota 15.

Figure 4.10: Ice Distribution on Lakes of Central and Southern Manitoba in Late Spring

Figure 4.10: Ice Distribution on Lakes of Central and Southern Manitoba in Late Spring

Figure 4.10

NASA Image

Terra Satellite

Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS)

Scale: 1:125,000,000 (approx.)

Date: May 17, 2002