Geraldton - Western Australia, Australia

Location of Geraldton, Western Australia

Location of Geraldton,
Western Australia
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The city of Geraldton is located on the Western Australia coast approximately 420km north of Perth. 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.

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Geraldton Geraldton

In this false colour swipe comparison, the extent of the urban areas of Geraldton are displayed in purple and white. The city has seen significant expansion of its residential suburbs, with new suburbs Waggrakine in the north, Strathalbyn in the northwest, and parts of Tarcoola and Wandina in the south. Furthermore they have been several outer limit suburbs in development, including the likes of Drummond Cove and Cape Burney. Semi rural housing has sprung up in Woorree and Deepdale. Notice the new Geraldton-Mt Magnet Road constructed linking the city centre to the inland townships. The mariner has also been expanded reclaiming land into the bay.


1988 Geraldton 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 18 February 1988
  • 25m Resolution
Download high resolution image [JPEG 319KB]
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2011 Geraldton 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 16 January 2011
  • 25m Resolution
Download high resolution image [JPEG 351KB]
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1988 Geraldton false colour

  • Landsat 5 TM satellite image
  • Red, green, and blue hues are representing TM band’s 7 (mid-infrared), 5 (mid-infrared) and 1 (visible blue) respectively
  • Image taken on 18 February 1988
  • 25m Resolution

In these false colour images, urban areas appear as shades of purple and white. Vegetation appears as light green to yellow, with drier areas appearing lighter. Water is displayed as dark blue to black.

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2011 Geraldton false colour

  • Landsat 5 TM satellite image
  • Red, green, and blue hues are representing TM band’s 7 (mid-infrared), 5 (mid-infrared) and 1 (visible blue) respectively
  • Image taken on 16 January 2011
  • 25m Resolution
Download high resolution image [JPEG 355KB]
© Geoscience Australia

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