The Lost City - NT

  Tourist Attraction

Position

DEG: -13.216992 130.736282
DMS: 13º 13' 1.17" S 130º 44' 10.62" E
UTM: 52 L 8538216mN 688146mE
Altitude: 195.29m

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Litchfield National Park
Northern Territory 0822
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The Lost City is a natural formation, formed by thousands of years of wind and rain erosion whose walls, narrow passages and domes give the impression that they were man made. These complex freestanding sandstone block and pillar formations suggest the ruins of a long forgotten civilization of an amazing race. Spread over an area the size of a small town, they look like the ruins of a city with a maze of narrow alleys.
The sandstone rock is estimated to be over 500 million years old. Some have said that its strange sandstone formations look like buildings, castles, animals, statues, people and aborigines playing their didgeridoo. Accessible via an 8 to 10 km four-wheel-drive track that becomes difficult as you approach the formation.
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TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts

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Distance from The Lost City 36.1km NE
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C32.732.232.833.732.731.231.833.336.036.835.333.8
Mean Min. °C24.023.823.421.618.816.516.317.020.623.023.924.1
Mean Rain mm306.7360.7258.9101.824.60.50.22.86.668.5133.9268.0

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