Albury-Wodonga - New South Wales, Australia

Location of Albury-Wodonga, New South Wales

Location of Albury-Wodonga,
New South Wales
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The border-cities of Albury and Wodonga are located on either side of the Murray River in New South Wales and Victoria representatively. These images were acquired from the Landsat 5 Thematic Mapper sensor. True and false colour images for both a recent (2011), and an older (1987) scene are available below in high resolution JPEG format.

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In this false colour swipe comparison, urban areas appear as shades of purple and white. Vegetation appears as light green to yellow, with drier areas appearing lighter. Water is displayed as dark blue to black. Both Albury and Wodonga have seen significant amounts of residential development, most notably in West Wodonga, West Albury, Glenroy and in Thurgoona. The upgrade to the Hume Highway that bypasses both towns in constructed during this time. Also notice the increase in water volume of Lake Hume due to the heavy rain in New South Wales of late 2010.


1987 Albury-Wodonga true colour

  • Landsat 5 TM satellite image
  • Red, green, and blue hues are representing TM band’s 3 (visible red), 2 (visible green) and 1 (visible blue) respectively
  • Image taken on 21 December 1987
  • 25m Resolution
Download high resolution image [JPEG 392KB]
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2011 Albury-Wodonga true colour

  • Landsat 5 TM satellite image
  • Red, green, and blue hues are representing TM band’s 3 (visible red), 2 (visible green) and 1 (visible blue) respectively
  • Image taken on 5 January 2011
  • 25m Resolution
Download high resolution image [JPEG 370KB]
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1987 Albury-Wodonga false colour

  • Landsat 5 TM satellite image
  • Red, green, and blue hues are representing TM band’s 7 (mid-infrared), 5 (mid-infrared) and 1 (visible blue) respectively
  • Image taken on 21 December 1987
  • 25m Resolution

In these false colour images, urban areas appear as shades of purple and white. Vegetation appears as light green to yellow, with drier areas appearing lighter. Water is displayed as dark blue to black.

Download high resolution image [JPEG 425KB]
© Geoscience Australia

2011 Albury-Wodonga false colour

  • Landsat 5 TM satellite image
  • Red, green, and blue hues are representing TM band’s 7 (mid-infrared), 5 (mid-infrared) and 1 (visible blue) respectively
  • Image taken on 5 January 2011
  • 25m Resolution
Download high resolution image [JPEG 425KB]
© Geoscience Australia

Topic contact: earth.observation@ga.gov.au Last updated: October 27, 2011