Cooma - New South Wales, Australia

Location of Cooma, New South Wales

Location of Cooma,
New South Wales
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The city of Cooma is located in the south of New South Wales on the Snowy Mountains Highway. These images were acquired from the Landsat 5 Thematic Mapper sensor. True and false colour images for both a recent (2010), 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 false colour swipe comparison, urban areas appear as shades of cyan and purple, dry vegetation and soil as magenta to red, and forest or irrigated vegetation as shades of green. Water bodies appear dark blue to black. New residential properties appear in the southwest corner of Cooma, as well as rural residential development along Shannons Flat and in Binjura. There is also noticeable commercial and industrial construction to Polo Flat Industry Section.


1988 Cooma 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 24 January 1988
  • 25m Resolution
Download high resolution image [JPEG 308KB]
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2010 Cooma 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 20 January 2010
  • 25m Resolution
Download high resolution image [JPEG 328KB]
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1988 Cooma 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 24 January 1988
  • 25m Resolution

In these false colour images, urban areas appear as shades of cyan and purple, dry vegetation and soil as magenta to red, 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 304KB]
© Geoscience Australia

2010 Cooma 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 20 January 2010
  • 25m Resolution
Download high resolution image [JPEG 331KB]
© Geoscience Australia

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