2.3.5 Dams Example 4

Location of Example: 149°4'28" East, 34°59'50" South
Distinctive Characteristics:
  • Dams can be identified by the surrounding earth which was disturbed or displaced during the construction of the Dam. This can aid in distinguishing dry dams from depressions.
  • Spectral response may also indicate the presence of water even in a dry dam.
Regional Considerations:
Figure: Representation of Dams

Figure: Orthophotography 50cm RGB=123 Figure: SPOT 2.5m RGB=123 Figure: Oblique Photography Farm Dam

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