Namelcatchem Well - WA

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Position

DEG: -31.182146 117.192211
DMS: 31º 10' 55.73" S 117º 11' 31.95" E
UTM: 50 J 6550196mN 518315mE
Altitude: 326.04m

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Address & Contact

Goomalling-Wyalkatchem Rd
Hindmarsh WA 6462
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: https://www.dowerin.wa.gov.au/tourism.aspx

Information

The well is 80 metres north-east of the intersection of Goomalling-Wyalkatchem Road and Cunderdin-Minnivale Road.Namelcatchem Well is located within a 600 acre DPaW Class A1 Reserve, 17km east of Dowerin, at the intersection of the Cunderdin- Minnivale and Goomalling-Merredin Roads.Built sometime before 1865, making it the earliest European built structure in the area, this well was initially used to provide water for miners and travellers. Later horse teams carting wheat to Minnivale found it essential as it held sufficient water for 70 horses.Additional information - https://wellsandtracks.com.au/wells/pioneer-wells/namelcatchem-well
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Closest Weather Station

Goomalling at 18/09:00am WST
Distance from Namelcatchem Well 37.07km W
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
23.5°C23.3°C47%11.8°ChPa0.0mmE4km/hr
2knots
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Closest Climatic Station

Goomalling
Distance from Namelcatchem Well 37.07km W
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C34.733.931.026.522.018.417.118.020.525.229.132.0
Mean Min. °C16.717.415.612.59.57.66.66.26.99.112.514.9
Mean Rain mm13.114.217.322.447.966.864.449.127.320.012.010.8

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