Bremer Island - NT

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Position

DEG: -12.1013 136.811285
DMS: 12º 06' 4.68" S 136º 48' 40.61" E
UTM: 53 L 8661591mN 697131mE
Altitude: 12.8m

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East Arnhem NT 0822
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bremer_Island

Information

Bremer Island, or Dhambaliya in the local language is an island in the Arafura Sea, in the northwest of the Gulf of Carpentaria, 3.4 km off the northeast corner of Arnhem Land (Cape Wirawawoi), Northern Territory, Australia. History The island was named Melville Island by Matthew Flinders during his circumnavigation voyage in 1803. The island was renamed Bremer Island in 1934 to avoid confusion with the larger Melville Island, part of the Tiwi Island Group just north of Darwin. A European settlement named Fort Dundas had been established on the larger Melville Island in 1824 by Sir James J. Gordon Bremer, but the settlement was unsuccessful and was abandoned in 1828.Geography It is 7.7 km long north–south, and up to 3.0 km wide, and has an area of about 16 km2. The town of Nhulunbuy lies five kilometers away on the mainland of Arnhem Land. The island is inhabited by about 25 Rirratjingu, a clan of the Yolngu tribe. The only small settlement, a family outstation in the north of the island near the airfield is called Gutjangan (formerly Bremer Island North).
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Closest Weather Station

Gove Airport at 15/06:30pm CST
Distance from Bremer Island 19.23km S
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
27.6°C30.8°C86%25.0°C1010.4hPa2.2mmSSE17km/hr
9knots
24km/hr
13knots

Closest Climatic Station

Gove Airport
Distance from Bremer Island 19.23km S
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C32.031.531.230.829.828.327.728.630.331.733.132.9
Mean Min. °C24.724.523.923.222.621.220.219.119.821.623.424.6
Mean Rain mm272.1278.7278.8226.289.830.818.45.55.811.444.4181.2

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