Geographic Information

Information about Australia's landforms, dimensions and land tenure, plus links to topographic mapping.


Australia through time

Australia Through Time

Charts the history of Australia from a geological perspective. Explore the evolution of life, palaeogeography, sea levels, climate change and Australia's major mineral deposits.


Land Tenure

Land Tenure

Public land belongs to the Crown and includes land which is reserved, owned for public purposes, or vacant. It typically includes reserves for nature conservation, forestry, marine conservation, water conservation, mining and defence as well as vacant and other Crown land.


Dimensions

Dimensions

Includes dimensions of Australia's oceans and seas, coastline, and states and territories.


An ancient landscape

Landforms

Lists some of Australia's significant landforms including waterbodies, mountains, rivers and deserts.


Topographic Map Hobart

Topographic Mapping

Topographic maps are used for a wide variety of applications, from recreational uses, such as holiday planning, to urban planning, surveying, mining and emergency management.