Well 40 (Natawalu) - WA

Point of Interest 

Position

DEG: -21.667917 125.788528
DMS: 21º 40' 4.5" S 125º 47' 18.7" E
UTM: 51 K 7601335mN 788583mE
Altitude: 301.05m

Description

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Gibson Desert North WA
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Information

At the site of Well 40 (Natawalu) there is a large lake subject to flooding. In 2010, 2011 and 2013 dry. In 2006 the well was underwater on the eastern bank and not accessible. A track leads up to the top of a hill behind the Well site to the grave of Michael Tobin. Michael was speared in 1907 during the main survey of the stock route. His grave has a marble cross and clear embossed lettering with all the details of his death. A fence around the grave was rebuilt in 1987.
Well 40 is also known as Waddawalla.

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Closest Weather Station

Telfer at 14/06:00pm WST
Distance from Well 40 (Natawalu) 367.65km W
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
21.1°C16.4°C12%-9.4°C1017.3hPa0.0mmENE9km/hr
5knots
9km/hr
5knots

Closest Climatic Station

Balgo Hills
Distance from Well 40 (Natawalu) 284.3km NE
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C38.737.336.734.229.226.026.428.933.737.138.638.7
Mean Min. °C25.224.523.520.715.712.612.414.218.622.324.225.0
Mean Rain mm70.385.446.817.715.79.38.53.23.111.723.457.1

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