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Orthophotos of Pelee Island [2004]

The orthophotos of Pelee Island (2004) were donated by the Essex Region Conservation Authority. Orthophotos are digitally georeferenced for use with Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Typically, these images are used in land use planning, image analysis, highway route selection, land survey research, population and diversity studies, utilities evaluations and parking and environmental investigations. The imagery can also be used as a base on which vector data can be overlayed.

  Coordinate system: UTM - NAD'83, Zone 17
  Aerial photography date: April 2004
  Ground pixel resolution: 30cm & 50cm
  Format: MrSID
  Approximate file size: 41.2MB
  Library Call Number: G 3462 P44 A4 2004 P45 DVD   

Use Restrictions/Copyright
The data is licenced to Brock University faculty, staff and students for teaching and research purposes only. A license agreement must be signed before the files will be delivered. The data is under copyright by the Township of Pelee. Viewing and printing of the digital airphotos is open to the general public.

Any printouts must contain the following statement:

"Provided by Brock University Map Library, 2007. Copyright: The Township Pelee, 2004."

Accessing the Data
Images are accessed from the original DVD using ArcGIS or MrSID Geoviewer. Please ask Map Library staff for assistance.

Sample Citation Format
Pelee Island 2004 [computer file]. (2004). Essex, ON: Township of Pelee. Available: Brock University Map Library Controlled Access MapPC G 3462 P44 A4 2004 P45 Pelee_Island_30cm_2004.sid (Accessed current date).

Sample view:
Northern portion of Pelee Island

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