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1954 Air Photo Mosaics of the Niagara Peninsula

Historical air photos of the Niagara Peninsula were scanned, mosaicked and georeferenced for use with GIS software. The 1954 collection is currently being processed and will be made available accordingly. 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: Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, 1954
Original scale: 1:16,000
Scanning Resolution: 600 dpi
Ground Pixel Resolution: 60cm
Format: GeoTIFF (LZW compression)
Projection: UTM NAD83 Zone 17N

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


Local \MapLibrary\DATA\Aerial Photography\Niagara_1954_55\

Related Information

Original Scans (.tif)
Local \MapLibrary\Projects\Air Photo Digitization Project\1954\

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

GeoTIFF Mosaics:
[1954 Air Photo Mosaics of Niagara] [computer file]. (2014). St.Catharines, ON: Brock University Map, Data & GIS Library, Available: Brock University Maps, Data & GIS (Date Accessed).

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