Shay Gap Mine - WA

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  No Public Entry

Position

DEG: -20.50113 120.11138
DMS: 20º 30' 4.06" S 120º 06' 40.97" E
UTM: 51 K 7730401mN 198706mE
Altitude: 244.86m

Description

Place Type

Infrastructure - No Public Entry

Location

83.39kms NorthEast of Marble Bar
158.04kms East of Port Hedland
266.61kms SouthWest of Bidyadanga Community
504.35kms SouthWest of Looma

Address & Contact

Marble Bar WA
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: N/A

Information

The former mining town of Shay Gap is now abandoned and is not open to the public due to asbestos contamination. The town of Shay Gap was built to service iron ore mines in the surrounding area and was established by Mount Goldsworthy Mining Company. The mine ceased operating in December 1993. Buildings and structures were relocated, demolished or sold.
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Weather

Closest Weather Station

Marble Bar at 23/10:00pm WST
Distance from Shay Gap Mine 83.83km SW
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
22.3°C20.6°C30%3.9°C1015.2hPa0.0mmSE2km/hr
1knots
4km/hr
2knots

Closest Climatic Station

Pardoo Station
Distance from Shay Gap Mine 70.46km NW
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C36.435.636.135.431.628.327.930.132.835.636.636.4
Mean Min. °C25.925.724.421.617.114.612.913.516.019.522.124.8
Mean Rain mm63.580.464.119.024.627.29.74.82.80.83.323.5

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