Updated: 1 December 2007

2.5.2 Cultivated Areas Example 1

Location of Example: 152°17'51" East, 24°48'37" South
Distinctive Characteristics:
  • Orchards can be identified by their orderly planting and contrast with the surrounding vegetation growth.
  • Orchards have farm infrastructure associated with them.
  • No significant vehicle tracks are generally visible through this area.
Regional Considerations:
  • Orchards visibility on imagery vary depending on the season. eg. Apple trees in Autumn.
Figure: Representation of Orchards in association with surrounding features.

Figure: Orthophotography 40cm RGB=123 Figure: SPOT Pseudo-natural RGB=123

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