Riversleigh Fossil Site D - QLD

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Position

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

Description

Address & Contact

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

Information

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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Weather

Closest Weather Station

Century Mine at 24/03:30am EST
Distance from Riversleigh Fossil Site D 27.01km N
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
21.4°C17.2°C27%1.7°C1012.9hPa0.0mmS13km/hr
7knots
19km/hr
10knots

Closest Climatic Station

Camooweal Township
Distance from Riversleigh Fossil Site D 118.65km SW
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C37.336.235.233.028.925.925.828.432.335.837.538.1
Mean Min. °C24.323.721.718.013.49.88.810.915.219.522.323.8
Mean Rain mm99.193.254.914.411.09.85.52.85.914.129.361.8

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