Chapter 19: Legal Issues and Law Enforcement
Vertical air photos record situations that exist at a specific time and are particularly useful in recording changes if a sequence of photos of the same area exists. Property boundaries are difficult to define if they fall along a naturally changing feature such as a river channel. Three examples illustrate the legal problems that can arise.
Rivers have traditionally been used as boundaries between various administrative units: municipalities, counties, provinces, states, and even countries. However, they are unsatisfactory administrative boundaries because they change position over time resulting in ownership disputes.
19.15: Stony Mountain Penitentiary
On the low land west of the gaol are two large ponds 11, and outside the enclosed areas are houses both on the northeast 12 and southeast 13 which might house workers at the gaol. The CP railway line 14 runs parallel to PTH 7.
Figure 19.15: Stony Mountain Penitentiary
Google Earth 2006 Digital Globe
Scale: 1:5,400 (approx.)
Location: Township 13; Range 2 E
Map sheets: 1:250,000 62I Selkirk
1:50,000 62I/3 Stonewall