Chapter 8: Southern Hamlets, Villages, and Towns
Two factors—railway lines and the DLS system— influence the location and form of settlements in southern
The arrangement can produce a road orientation that is at an angle to the squares of the DLS (e.g. Hartney and Dauphin). Other settlements have a road system that harmonizes with the DLS into which the urban pattern is slotted, with roads trending north/south and east/west (e.g.
8.28: St. Leon
Some patches of trees remain 7 in this agricultural area that is sparsely populated with only one or two farms per section 8. Although the land is flat there is evidence of soil erosion in some locations 9.
Figure 8.28: St. Leon
Vertical air photograph: A16183-64
Flight height: 10,050 feet a.s.l.; lens focal length: 152.4 mm
Scale: 1:17,600 (approx.)
Date: July 22, 1958
Location: Township 5; Range R9WI
Map sheets: 1:250,000 62G Brandon
[i] Tyman, J. and D. Where on Earth: Mid Latitude Grasslands (Library Edition).