Horsham - Victoria, Australia

Location of Horsham, Victoria

Location of Horsham, Victoria
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The city of Horsham is located in the Wimmera Region of northwestern Victoria approximately 30km north of the Grampians National Park. These images were acquired from the Landsat 5 Thematic Mapper sensor. True and false colour images for both a recent (2009), and an older (1988) scene are available below in high resolution JPEG format.

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Horsham Horsham

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. Horsham has seen notable residential expansion on both the north and southbanks of the Wimmera River. An industrial district has also grown on the southside of the city, to the east of Horsham’s Golf Course. Notice the difference in water volumes of the shallow Dock Lake and Green Lake to the southeast of the city.


1988 Horsham 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 9 April 1988
  • 25m Resolution
Download high resolution image [JPEG 455KB]
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2009 Horsham 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 22 May 2009
  • 25m Resolution
Download high resolution image [JPEG 526KB]
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1988 Horsham 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 9 April 1988
  • 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 455KB]
© Geoscience Australia

2009 Horsham 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 22 May 2009
  • 25m Resolution
Download high resolution image [JPEG 494KB]
© Geoscience Australia

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