Vertical air photograph: A25396-197
Flight height: 9,700 feet a.s.l.; lens focal length: 152.034 mm
Scale: 1:17,100 (approx.)
Date: June 9, 1980
Location: Township 10, Range 18 WI
Map sheets: 1:250,000 62G Brandon
1:50,000 62G/13 Brandon
1:25,000 62G/13d Brandon
This photograph of the extreme eastern part of
This area situated near the apex of the Assiniboine Delta is an excellent source of gravel. Spurs from the CN line 7 run into two long (light-toned) gravel pits 8. Pits are also located in other areas; some—light-toned—appear to be active 9 whereas others are overgrown and therefore have a patchy dark tone 10, and others are filled with water 11.
In the extreme east is a chemical plant 12 close to the
In addition to the industry there is some evidence of agriculture. Dugouts 19 suggest livestock grazing in this area with permeable soils developed on sand and gravel.