Chapter 5: Vegetation
In southern and west central
Individual animals are too small to appear on all except very large-scale images. However, some animals (e.g. beaver) profoundly affect drainage systems.
5.16: Colour Infrared Photo of Natural Vegetation in the Central Part of Riding Mountain National Park
This low-level, large-scale colour infrared photo shows natural vegetation in the central part of
Three small lakes 5 that are almost black because they reflect little infrared exist in this area. The northernmost is ringed by low-lying aquatic vegetation 6 with some algae growth 7 offshore. Trees that are imaged as greenish-yellow have been killed by water in several locations 8.
The only indications of human influence are PTH 10 with a car traveling along it 9 and a small side road leading to a jetty 10.
Figure 5.16: Colour Infrared Photo of Natural Vegetation in the Central Part of Riding Mountain National Park
Vertical colour infrared photograph: A31910-76
Flight height: 5,100 feet a.s.l.; lens focal length: 152.853 mm
Scale: 1:6,000 (approx.)
Location: Township 21, Range 19 WI
Map sheets: 1:250,000 62K Riding Mountain
1:125,000 MCR 207 Riding Mountain National Park