Peron Islands - NT

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Position

DEG: -13.169739 130.054788
DMS: 13º 10' 11.06" S 130º 03' 17.26" E
UTM: 52 L 8543854mN 614310mE
Altitude: 5.72m

Description

Address & Contact

Rakula NT 0822
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peron_Islands

Information

"The Peron Islands are two low-lying islands off the west coast of the Northern Territory of Australia. They are about 5 km off Channel Point. Channel Point forms the northern end of Anson Bay which includes the mouth of the Daly River.The smaller South Peron Island lies about 3 km to the southeast of the more dominant North Peron Island. The two are separated by a very shallow channel that is well exposed during a spring low tide. The northern narrow tip of the north island has the distinguishing feature of a relatively tall round hill that can be seen from as far north as Point Blaze at the southern end of Fog Bay, or approximately 20 kilometres away on a clear day. The islands are uninhabited and the nearest population is the small community of Bulgul on the mainland adjacent to the North Island. There is also a small community at channel point adjacent to the south island."History The islands are named after François Péron, a naturalist on the Baudin expedition to Australia. During World War II, the RAAF established a radar station on North Peron Island, to enable detection and interception of incoming Japanese aircraft.
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Closest Weather Station

Channel Point at 15/09:00am CST
Distance from Peron Islands 7.33km E
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
27.0°C34.3°C96%26.3°C1013.2hPa0.0mmCALM0km/hr
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Closest Climatic Station

Channel Point
Distance from Peron Islands 7.33km E
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C31.731.531.832.431.028.829.029.531.032.332.832.3
Mean Min. °C25.025.124.523.420.417.317.018.221.524.125.025.0
Mean Rain mm415.5405.7364.8115.212.21.00.14.810.263.8129.6315.5

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