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.
5.3: Vegetation of the Assiniboine Valley and Assiniboine Delta in the Area of Spruce Woods Provincial Park
On panchromatic (black and white) air photographs the green leaves of deciduous trees produce a dark-grey tone. In this area the Assiniboine River 1 has incised itself into the sands of the Assiniboine Delta. River cliffs 2 and point bars 3 exist at several locations. Several abandoned channels 4 are also visible, one of which, known locally as
Riverine gallery forest—very dark-grey toned—is located along both sides of the
Most of this area lies within
Figure 5.3: Vegetation of the Assiniboine Valley and Assiniboine Delta in the Area of Spruce Woods Provincial Park
Vertical air photograph: A24519-191
Flight height: 26,200 feet a.s.l.; lens focal length: 153.22 mm
Date: August 1, 1976
Scale: 1:46,900 (approx.)
Location: Townships 8 and 9; Ranges 12 and 13 WI
Map sheets: 1:250,000 62G Brandon
1:50,000 62G/11 Glenboro
[i] Scott, op.cit., 1996, 46.