South Indian Lake

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South Indian Lake is located in Manitoba
South Indian Lake
South Indian Lake
Location of South Indian Lake in Manitoba

South Indian Lake is a community located on the southeast shore of Southern Indian Lake in Manitoba Canada, about 130 km (81 mi) (by air) north of the city of Thompson. It had a population of 767 in 2011 and is the main settlement of the O-Pipon-Na-Piwin Cree Nation, a First Nations band government.[1]

Access[edit]

The lake and the settlement are accessed by the South Indian Lake Airport and Manitoba Provincial Road 493 (Pr493). Pr493. a gravel road, begins at Leaf Rapids on the Pr391 (also a gravel road) and runs 219.1 km (136.1 mi) northeast to its terminus at South Indian Lake. The nearest city, Thompson, is 436 km (271 mi) by road.

History[edit]

In the 1970s the level of Southern Indian Lake was raised by 3 m (9.8 ft) as part of the Churchill River Diversion and the settlement was relocated at a higher level.[2]

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Coordinates: 56°46′49″N 98°55′49″W / 56.78028°N 98.93028°W / 56.78028; -98.93028