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.
Section lines of the DLS are clearly seen, but several do not have roads along them; one in particular is lined with trees 9, an unusual situation for a section line in southern Manitoba.
Figure 8.56: Holland
Vertical air photograph: A16620-10
Flight height: 9,000 feet a.s.l. ; lens focal length: 152.34 mm
Scale 1:15,840 (approx.)
Date: July 2, 1959
Location: Township 7; Range 11 WI
Map sheets: 1:250,000 62G Brandon
1:50,000 62G/10 Treherne