2.4.2 Water Towers Example 1

Location of Example: 152°20'25" East, 24°51'04" South
Distinctive Characteristics:
  • Water Towers appear as circular elevated features. This is evident by the shadow signature.
  • Water Towers tend to be solitary, unlike Storage Tanks that are typically concentrated in one area.
Regional Considerations:
  • Water Towers are typically found in regional centres, residential/urban areas, unlike Storage Tanks which are typically found in industrial/commercial areas.
Figure: Representation of a Water Tower in association with surrounding features.

Figure: Orthophotography 40cm RGB=123 Figure: SPOT Pseudo-natural 2.5m

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