East Harding River - WA

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DEG: -20.846497 117.2635
DMS: 20º 50' 47.39" S 117º 15' 48.59" E
UTM: 50 K 7694818mN 527413mE
Altitude: 10m


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N W Coastal Hwy
Cooya Pooya WA 6714
Phone: N/A
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Web: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harding_River


The Harding River, known as the Ngurin in Ngarluma language, is a river in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. It was named on 31 July 1861 by the surveyor and explorer Francis Gregory while on expedition in the area, after one of the volunteer members of his expedition, John Harding. The river continues to be known as the Ngurin by traditional owners and local Aboriginal people.The headwaters of the river rise in the Chichester Range in the Millstream-Chichester National Park near Merrinyaginya Spring and flow is a northerly direction. The river flows through Lake Poongkaliyarra and out through Lockyer Gap. The river continues northward and crosses the North West Coastal Highway near Roebourne then discharges into the Indian Ocean via Butcher Inlet.The river flows through a number of permanent and semi-permanent pools such as Murringa Pool, Karrawingina Pool and Bamba Pool.The river has six tributaries: Harding River East, East Harding River, Murray Camp Creek and Miller Creek.
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Closest Weather Station

Roebourne Airport at 18/11:00am WST
Distance from East Harding River 14.6km NW
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Closest Climatic Station

Distance from East Harding River 14.5km NW
Mean Max. °C38.738.037.635.330.527.026.829.132.635.638.039.0
Mean Min. °C26.226.225.322.218.315.313.614.516.819.722.624.9
Mean Rain mm62.

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