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Foreword
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Glossary

Chapter 16: Water Resources

16.64: Flooding Near St. Jean Baptiste in 1997

This photo of St. Jean Baptiste 1 taken looking southward illustrates the effectiveness of some of the ring dikes. Although the village is completely surrounded by floodwater 2 the dike 3 protects the village that seems to be suffering no flooding. Trees growing along its banks pick out the channel of the meandering Red River 4. PTH 75 that bypasses the village to the west, can be seen in the distance 5 but it disappears beneath the “sea” 6 as it approaches the village.

Figure 16.64: Flooding Near St. Jean Baptiste in 1997

Figure 16.64: Flooding Near St. Jean Baptiste in 1997

Figure 16.64

High oblique photograph

Source: www.gov.mb.ca/waterstewardship/

Date: April, 1997

Location: Townships 3 and 4; Ranges 1E and 2E

Map sheets: 1:250,000 62H Winnipeg

1:50,000 62H/6 Morris