Riversleigh Fossil Site D - QLD

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DEG: -18.999599 138.690994
DMS: 18º 59' 58.56" S 138º 41' 27.58" E
UTM: 54 K 7897622mN 256925mE
Altitude: 149.84m


Address & Contact

Riversleigh Rd
Lawn Hill
Phone: 137468
Email: info@des.qld.gov.au
Web: https://parks.des.qld.gov.au/parks/boodjamulla-riversleigh


D Site was one of the first major fossil deposits found at Riversleigh and is the only publicly accessible part of this World Heritage area. Its fossils are from the late Oligocene period, dating back 25 million years. Turtles, fish, snails, crocodiles, lizards, pythons, birds and many types of mammal fossils have all been recovered from D Site.
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TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts

Closest Climatic Station

Camooweal Township
Distance from Riversleigh Fossil Site D 118.65km SW
Mean Max. °C37.336.
Mean Min. °C24.323.721.718.
Mean Rain mm99.193.254.914.411.

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