2.1.13 Place of Worship Example 3

Location of Example: 149°06'43" East, 35°18'16" South
Distinctive Characteristics:
  • Distinctive Characteristics is highly dependant on the religion or practices being worshiped. Each example has tried to denote buildings used within different forms of worship, please refer to all examples to not restrict the interpretation of places of worship. Additional examples will be added over time as good examples are found on imagery.
  • Example 3: Denotes a Mosque used within the Islamic faith.
  • A Mosque buildings is to facilitate the meeting of Islamic denominations. They are used for prayer, information, education and dispute settlement.
  • Mosques are often built with a minaret, dome and prayer hall.
Regional Considerations:
Figure: Representation of a Islamic Mosque.

Figure: Orthophotography 50cm RGB=123 Figure: SPOT 2.5m RGB=123

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