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1934 Air Photo Mosaics of the Niagara Peninsula

Historical air photos of the Niagara Peninsula were scanned, mosaicked and georeferenced for use with GIS software. These data are used to study changes in land use, urban growth, transportation networks, surface water features, shoreline changes and property assessment, to name a few.

Source of original air photos: Canada Department of Energy, Mines & Resources, 1934
Original scale: 1:16,000
Scanning Resolution: 600 dpi
Ground Pixel Resolution: 60cm
Format: GeoTIFF (LZW compression), KMZ, ArcGIS image service
Projection: UTM NAD83 Zone 17N

These data are in the public domain. Proper acknowledgement is requested.


Local \MapLibrary\DATA\Aerial Photography\Niagara_1934\

Related Information
Google Earth
Historical Imagery (Niagara Peninsula)
Niagara Navigator (Niagara Peninsula)

Original Scans (.tif)
Local \MapLibrary\DATA\Aerial Photography\Niagara_1934\1934_originals\

1934 Air Photo Series - Niagara (flight line index and JPEGs)

Contact Prints - Brock University Map, Data & GIS Library, Mackenzie Chown Complex, C306

Related series: 1934A Fourth Welland Canal Metadata

GeoTIFF Mosaics:
[1934 Air Photo Mosaics of Niagara] [computer file]. (2011). St.Catharines, ON: Brock University Map, Data & GIS Library, Available: Brock University Maps, Data & GIS (Date Accessed).

Google Earth Overlays:
Brock University Maps, Data & GIS. 1934 Air Photo Mosaics of Niagara [Google Earth layer]. 2011.
[ca.1:6000] “Brock University Maps, Data & GIS” <> (Date Accessed).

ArcGIS Image Service:
1934 Air Photo Mosaics of Niagara [ArcGIS Image Service]. St.Catharines, ON: Brock University Maps, Data & GIS, 2014. Available <> (Date Accessed).

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