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National Archives Airborne Imagery

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The major aerial photographic collections held by the National Archives are listed below. Additional photographs may be identified by conducting a phrase search in RecordSearch using the term aerial photo.


A panchromatic national coverage exists from 1947 to 1988 based on data held in the National Archives of Australia. From the 1970s to present various jurisdictions have carried out a variety of airborne surveys over regional and urban areas. Generally urban areas have higher resolution data.