Steep Point - WA

  Cape,Headland,Point

Position

DEG: -26.14452 113.159737
DMS: 26º 08' 40.27" S 113º 09' 35.05" E
UTM: 49 J 7106518mN 715908mE
Altitude: 33.07m

Description

Place Type

Geography - Cape,Headland,Point

Location

695.33kms NorthWest of Perth

Address & Contact

Carrarang WA
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Information

Steep Point is the most westerly point of the Australian mainland. Vehicle access is by 4WD only. On the western side of the Steep Point area are the Zuytdorp Cliffs (pronounced Zurtoff), which are up to 170 metres high. From a fishing point of view Steep Point itself, is arguably the best rock fishing platform in Australia, with the main catch being mackerel and snapper.Although known to most as Steep Point, the point itself is located at the western tip of the peninsula. The official name for the area is Edel Land .
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TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts

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Denham
Distance from Steep Point 44.38km NE
 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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