2.1.8 Race Courses Example 1

Location of Example: 151°54'58" East, 27°55'30" South
Distinctive Characteristics:
  • Race Courses generally have a distinctive circular signature as well as associated infrastructure; Buildings and Yards.
  • Race Courses normally have an associated smaller internal or adjacent track for horse training purposes.
  • The Orthophotography shows how the Race Course track has been irrigated causing a contrast in relation to the surrounding dry ground.
Regional Considerations:
  • Race Courses are typically found on the outer edge of Built Up Areas.
Figure: Representation of a Race Course in association with surrounding features.

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

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