Major Mitchell Site - QLD

  Historic Site


DEG: -24.460217 147.165054
DMS: 24º 27' 36.78" S 147º 09' 54.2" E
UTM: 55 J 7294810mN 516728mE
Altitude: 344.13m


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Dawson Developmental Rd
Mantuan Downs QLD 4722
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Historical site, Road side over night stop over. Turn off to Salvator Rosa.

Major Thomas Mitchell traversed this area during his 1846 expedition during which he hoped to solve the mystery of Australian inland river system. He named the valley Salvator Rosa after the famous Italian painter and the Claude River and Mantuan Downs plains after the painter, Mantuan Biard.
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Distance from Major Mitchell Site 100.48km E
Mean Max. °C33.932.431.629.025.322.
Mean Min. °C20.820.518.814.810.
Mean Rain mm109.3109.969.740.035.737.928.524.129.947.364.593.6

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