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.
8.36: Shoal Lake
The Town of Shoal Lake (population 680 in 2006) is located at the north end of
At the small scale of the photo, individual items are not easily identified. However, two large buildings 7 may be schools; a large building in the northwest 8 is probably the rink; a racetrack is obvious in the south 9; and a cemetery is located north of town 10.
Figure 8.36: Shoal Lake
Vertical air photograph: A20471-168
Flight height: 21,900 feet a.s.l.; lens focal length: 6 inches
Scale: 1:39,600 (approx.)
Date: May 22, 1968
Location: Townships 16 and 17; Range 23 WI
Map sheets: 1:250,000 62K Riding Mountain