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.
8.39: The Location of Souris
The next two photographs (figures 8.39 and 8.40) included here show the usefulness of small-scale photos for showing the general location of a settlement and of large-scale photos for showing internal detail.
Figure 8.39: The Location of Souris
Vertical air photograph: A20471-41
Flight height: 21,900 feet a.s.l.; lens focal length: 6 inches
Scale: 1:39,800 (approx.)
Date: May 22, 1968
Location: Townships 7 and 8; Range 21 WI
Map sheets:1:250,000 62F Virden