Turtle Bay - WA

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  Bay,Inlet,Cove

Position

DEG: -25.48924 112.99689
DMS: 25º 29' 21.27" S 112º 59' 48.79" E
UTM: 49 J 7179372mN 700726mE
Altitude: -4.01m

Description

Place Type

Geography - Bay,Inlet,Cove

Location

768.93kms North of Perth

Address & Contact

Australia
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Information

Turtle Bay is located at the northern end of Dirk Hartog Island and is located between Cape Inscription and Cape Levillain. These waters are historically significant being the location of the first recorded European landing on Australian soil by Dutch explorer Dirk Hartog and later by William Dampier and others. Many ships have been wrecked along these shores due to lack of marine charts. In 1910 a lighthouse was built at Cape Inscription and is still in use today.

For 4WD travellers, a campsite is located on the cliffs looking over Turtle Bay - see separate listing (Turtle Bay Camp).
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TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts

Closest Climatic Station

Denham
Distance from Turtle Bay 72.29km SE
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C30.631.831.128.525.822.921.722.423.825.527.729.1
Mean Min. °C22.022.822.019.716.513.912.713.214.816.518.620.5
Mean Rain mm7.715.314.214.037.454.840.021.97.86.13.12.4

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