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Foreword
Preface
Glossary

Chapter 2: Location, Borders, and Lakes

2.7: Large-Scale Photograph of Part of Turtle Mountain Provincial Park and the International Peace Garden

The photograph shows even more clearly than Figure 2.6 the difference in land cover north and south of the international border. North of the border the vegetation consists mainly of mixed deciduous and coniferous woodland, but the dark patches 1 are coniferous plantations. In Canada, Turtle Mountain Provincial Park is located west of PTH 10 2. The customs control buildings are seen north and south of the border 3. Along the border west of PTH 10 are the formal gardens of the Peace Garden 4 with a peace arch 5 located at the entrance to the park. Most of the lakes are natural, resulting from the hummocky nature of this moraine-covered area, but some are at least partly artificial and ornamental 6. In contrast to figure 2.6 all the lakes are dark-toned.

A peripheral roadway 7 circles the park on both sides of the border, making it easy for visitors to do a quick motor tour. In the southeast corner is a runway for light aircraft 8.

Figure 2.7: Large-Scale Photograph of Part of Turtle Mountain Provincial Park and the International Peace Garden

Figure 2.7: Large-Scale Photograph of Part of Turtle Mountain Provincial Park and the International Peace Garden

Figure 2.7

Vertical air photograph: A 19903-28

Flight height: 9,900 feet a.s.l; lens focal length 152.14 mm

Date: May 16, 1967

Scale: 1: 15,800 (approx.)

Location: Township 1, Range 20 WI

Map sheets: 1:250,000 62F Virden

1:50,000 62F/1 Deloraine