2.1.1 Homesteads Example 1

Location of Example: 151°17'24" East, 27°39'27" South
Distinctive Characteristics:
  • Homesteads are characteristically surrounded by irrigated vegetation/gardens.
  • In Figure the Buildings appear as rectangular elevated features, this is evident by shadow signatures. The Storage Tanks have a more linear narrow appearance but still exhibit the elevated shadow signatures.
  • In many cases the main access road to the Homestead may be lined with vegetation.
Regional Considerations:
Figure: Representation of a Homestead in association with surrounding features.

Figure: Orthophotography 60cm RGB=123 Figure: SPOT 2.5m RGB=123

Topic contact: mapfeedback@ga.gov.au Last updated: January 20, 2012