Manitoba - The Keystone Province
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Manitoba: Very sparse population with fantastic scenery, and many lakes and rivers. Fishing and hunting of large game lures in many ( quite a few actually fly into lodges on nearby lakes ). Provincial parks are scattered throughout the area.

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Winnipeg, In Winnipeg the name comes from the Cree for "muddy waters". The Winnipeg area was a trading centre for Aboriginal peoples prior to the arrival of Europeans. The first fort was built there in 1738 by French traders. Today, cultural organizations include Manitoba Theatre Centre, Manitoba Opera, the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, Manitoba Museum, Winnipeg Art Gallery and Le Cercle Molière; OR
Brandon / Minnedosa, Brandon is located in western Manitoba, on the banks of the Assiniboine river. It is located in the Canadian Prairies and the resides in the aspen parkland ecoregion of the prairies. Riding Mountain National Park lies within the escarpment north of Brandon. Minnedosa , from the Dakota word mnidúza meaning "flowing water". Prior to the arrival of Europeans in the area of Minnedosa, the land was primarily traveled and used by the nomadic Ojibway, Cree, Assiniboine, and Sioux peoples; OR
Dauphin / Swan River, Dauphin (French for Dolphin) is a small city in Manitoba where a nearby lake was given the name "Dauphin" by the explorer Pierre Gaultier de Varennes, sieur de La Vérendrye in 1741 in honour of the heir to the French throne and Swan River Valley is surrounded by escarpment features on three sides: the Duck Mountains to the south; the Porcupine Hills to the north; and Thunder Hill to the west. To the east is Lake Winnipegosis; OR
Morden / Steinbach, Morden dates back to the prehistoric period when Celtic tribes are known to have occupied areas around Wimbledon, but the first significant development in Morden was the construction of the Roman road called Stane Street from Chichester to London. Small Roman artifacts, mainly coins and pottery, have been found at various locations within the area although there is no evidence of any settlement. Steinbach is located on the eastern edge of the Canadian Prairies, and is also located directly east of the Red River Valley. Because of this the topography around Steinbach is extremely flat and the soil very fertile.

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Lake Superior

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Fort Laramie

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Crazy Horse Memorial

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