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Halifax and Its People / 1749-1999

Aerial view of the North West Arm, Looking East to Halifax Harbour and the Dartmouth Shore, 1949

This oblique-angled aerial photograph taken in Halifax's bicentenary year provides an outstanding view across the southern half of the city: Fleming Park (then outside the city proper), the Memorial or more commonly-known 'Dingle' Tower, the North West Arm, parts of Halifax's residential South End, and the Studley Campus of Dalhousie University, just beginning to expand in the post-World War II boom years.

Photographer: Royal Canadian Navy

Date: 1949

Reference: Royal Canadian Navy Nova Scotia Archives  no. 1391

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