Narrabri - New South Wales, Australia

Location of Narrabri, New South Wales

Location of Narrabri,
New South Wales
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The town of Narrabri is located in northern New South Wales on the Namoi River. These images were acquired from the Landsat 5 Thematic Mapper sensor. True and false colour images for both a recent (2011), 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. Residential development within Narrabri appears in the southern part of the town along the Namoi River, as well as a rural residential area east of town along Kaputar Road towards Mount Kaputar National Park. There is also a large industrial centre appears along the Newell Highway to support the rail freight. Notice the cotton fields north of town are in difference states of harvest between years.


1988 Narrabri 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 31 January 1988
  • 25m Resolution
Download high resolution image [JPEG 346KB]
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2011 Narrabri 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 30 January 2011
  • 25m Resolution
Download high resolution image [JPEG 348KB]
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1988 Narrabri false colour

  • Landsat 5 TM satellite image
  • Red, green, and blue hues are representing TM band’s 1 (visible blue), 5 (mid-infrared) and 4 (near infrared) respectively
  • Image taken on 31 January 1988
  • 25m Resolution

In these false colour images, urban areas appear as shades of red. Vegetation appears in a range of blue to green, with blue representing more irrigated or mature vegetation. Darker shades of blue or green represent forests or plantations, with lighter shades showing grasslands or agriculture. Bare ground or dense infrastructure appears bright yellow.

Download high resolution image [JPEG 370KB]
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2011 Narrabri false colour

  • Landsat 5 TM satellite image
  • Red, green, and blue hues are representing TM band’s 1 (visible blue), 5 (mid-infrared) and 4 (near infrared) respectively
  • Image taken on 30 January 2011
  • 25m Resolution
Download high resolution image [JPEG 401KB]
© Geoscience Australia

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