Thematic Maps

A thematic map reflects a particular theme, for example political, cultural or agricultural features of an area. Symbols, pictures and colours are used to represent whatever is being mapped. Our range of thematic maps include:

Railways of Australia
Shows major passenger and freight lines, selected tourist railways, and metropolitan rail networks. Travelling times and distances, length of track, passenger loads, freight tonnage, and fabulous facts about Australia's rail network are also included.

Land Tenure

Soil Resources
This map shows the extent of soil limitations across the country.

Surface Geology of Australia
This 1:5 million scale map is a useful overview of Australia's geology displaying the major geological regions.

Topic contact: mapfeedback@ga.gov.au Last updated: October 4, 2013