2.4.3 Storage Tanks Example 1

Location of Example: 152°50'43" East, 25°17'16" South
Distinctive Characteristics:
  • Storage Tanks appear as circular elevated features, this is evident by the shadow signature.
  • Storage Tanks may or may not have an enclosed roof.
  • Storage Tanks can sometimes be distinguished from Water Tanks/Water Towers because they are typically found in industrial/commercial areas rather than within residential/urban areas.
  • Numerous Storage Tanks are typically concentrated in one area, whereas Water Tanks/Water Towers tend to be more solitary.
Regional Considerations:
Figure: Representation of Storage Tanks in association with surrounding features.

Figure: Orthophotography 60cm RGB=123 Figure: SPOT Pseudo-natural 2.5m

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