Vertical air photograph: A15460-17
Flight height: 30,000 feet a.s.l.; lens focal length: 154.3 mm
Date: August 21, 1956
Scale: 1:58,000 (approx.)
Location of centre point: 59° 28'N, 97° 06'W
Map sheets: 1:250,000 64 P Nejanilini
1:50,000 64 P/6 Fallis
The main esker 1 traversing the area on this photo trends north-northeast/south-southwest and is 9 miles (14.5 km) long, but the 1:250,000 map of the area (64P
The Gordon River 7 flows in a general west to east direction across the area that is dotted by numerous lakes, variable in tone.
This area lies within the shrub sub-zone of the forest/tundra transition vegetation zone[i] in which “a shrub tundra like community dominates, together with small open clumps of white or black spruce in more sheltered sites.”[ii] On the photograph the wooded areas are the dark-toned patches lying mainly along the watercourses 14.