2.8.2 Substation Example 3

Location of Example: 149°12'57" East, 35°20'22" South
Distinctive Characteristics:
  • Large substations are normally clearly fenced areas with a concrete or other artifical surface to minimise the chance of fire. Support Buildings, communication and security devices may be in evidence
  • Evidence of powerlines entering and exiting substation.
  • Rows of voltage converters may also be seen.
Regional Considerations:
Figure: Representation of a Medium Large Substation.

Figure: Orthophotography 60cm RGB=123 Figure: SPOT Pseudo-natural 2.5m Figure: Oblique Photography Medium Substation

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