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Table of Contents
Foreword
Preface
Glossary

Chapter 2: Location, Borders, and Lakes

2.10: The Manitoba/Saskatchewan Border in Townships 29 and 30

The photograph shows part of Duck Mountain, that straddles the Manitoba/Saskatchewan border. The area is almost completely wooded, principally by deciduous trees (aspen-Populus tremuloides and birch-Betula papyrifera) with a scattering of white and black spruce (Picea glauca and Picea mariana) and balsam fir (Abies balsamea) as an understory.[i] The border is marked by a north/south cut line 1. An east/west cut line 2 indicates the boundary between townships 29 and 30, and in Saskatchewan the southern edge of Duck Mountain Provincial Park. There are no major roads in the area, but a light-toned gravel road 3 and a forest path 4 can be seen. The main drainage feature is Little Boggy Creek 5 that drains southwest to join the Assiniboine River (off the photograph). The expansions in the creek 6 result from a series of beaver dams that produce a staircase effect.

Figure 2.10: The Manitoba/Saskatchewan Border in Townships 29 and 30

Figure 2.10: The Manitoba/Saskatchewan Border in Townships 29 and 30

Figure 2.10

Vertical air photograph A23349-237

Flight height 9,980 feet a.s.l.; lens focal length 153.275 mm.

Date: June 23, 1973

Scale: 1:16,000 (approx.)

Location: Townships 29 and 30, Ranges 29 and 30 WI

Map sheets: 1:250,000 62 N Duck Mountain

1:50,000 62N/2 Kamsack

Notes

[i] Information from Bob McKenzie, Resources Technician, Manitoba Department of National Resources, February 16, 1981.