Devonport - Tasmania, Australia

Location of Devonport, Tasmania

Location of Devonport, Tasmania
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The city of Devonport is located in northwest Tasmania, at the mouth of the Mersey River. 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.

For acquisition of full resolution files see the Earth Observation Catalogue, or contact earth.observation@ga.gov.au

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In this true colour swipe comparison, colours appear as close as they would naturally to the human eye. Urban areas appear grey to white, trees and grasslands as shades of green and yellow, and water bodies as dark blue to black. Devonport has seen significant growth in the outer suburbs, such as Don, Stony Rise and Spreyton. Nearby towns and communities have likewise experienced expansion particularly Latrobe and Turners Beach. Also notice the land clearing and construction of Railton Road south of Latrobe.


1988 Devonport 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 10 August 1988
  • 25m Resolution
Download high resolution image [JPEG 810KB]
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2009 Devonport 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 7 October 2010
  • 25m Resolution
Download high resolution image [JPEG 611KB]
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1988 Devonport false colour

  • Landsat 5 TM satellite image
  • Red, green, and blue hues are representing TM band’s 7 (Mid-infrared), 4 (Near infrared) and 1 (visible blue) respectively
  • Image taken on 10 August 1988
  • 25m Resolution

In these false colour images, urban areas appear as shades of magenta to purple, dry vegetation and cleared land as red to fuchsia, and forest or irrigated vegetation as shades of green. Parklands and ovals appear as bright green. Water bodies appear dark blue to black.

Download high resolution image [JPEG 762KB]
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2009 Devonport false colour

  • Landsat 5 TM satellite image
  • Red, green, and blue hues are representing TM band’s 7 (Mid-infrared), 4 (Near infrared) and 1 (visible blue) respectively
  • Image taken on 7 October 2010
  • 25m Resolution
Download high resolution image [JPEG 631KB]
© Geoscience Australia

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