Albany - Western Australia, Australia

Location of Albany, Western Australia

Location of Albany,
Western Australia
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The city of Albany is located in southern Western Australia, situated on King George Sound. These images were acquired from the Landsat 5 Thematic Mapper sensor. True and false colour images for both a recent (2009), and an older (1989) 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

Albany Albany

In this false colour swipe comparison, the extent of the urban areas of Albany appear as cyan to white. Healthy vegetation appears as shades of green, orange and red, with red areas showing younger or growing vegetation. Water bodies appear dark blue to black with blue showing shallow water or sand bars. Several residential suburbs have appeared or expanded during this time, include Orana and Bayonet Head. Business districts have grown largely in Lange and within Centennial Park. Also notice the construction and new infrastructure within Port Albany, on the edge of Princess Royal Harbour.


1989 Albany 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 6 May 1989
  • 25m Resolution
Download high resolution image [JPEG 474KB]
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2009 Albany 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 29 May 2009
  • 25m Resolution
Download high resolution image [JPEG 501KB]
© Geoscience Australia

1989 Albany false colour

  • Landsat 5 TM satellite image
  • Red, green, and blue hues are representing TM band’s 4 (near infrared), 5 (mid-infrared) and 1 (visible blue) respectively
  • Image taken on 6 May 1989
  • 25m Resolution

In these false colour images, urban areas appear as cyan to white. Healthy vegetation appears as shades of green, orange and red, with red areas showing younger or growing vegetation. Water bodies appear dark blue to black with blue showing shallow water or sand bars.

Download high resolution image [JPEG 458KB]
© Geoscience Australia

2009 Albany false colour

  • Landsat 5 TM satellite image
  • Red, green, and blue hues are representing TM band’s 4 (near infrared), 5 (mid-infrared) and 1 (visible blue) respectively
  • Image taken on 29 May 2009
  • 25m Resolution
Download high resolution image [JPEG 466KB]
© Geoscience Australia

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