Nipper Pinnacle - WA



DEG: -24.0145 125.935883
DMS: 24º 00' 52.2" S 125º 56' 9.18" E
UTM: 51 J 7341052mN 798666mE
Altitude: 445.07m


Place Type

Geography - Mountain,Peak,Hill,Rocks


229.16kms SouthWest of Kiwirrkurra
243.59kms North of Warburton
621.1kms South of Yungngora
637.13kms East of Newman

Address & Contact

Gibson Desert South WA
Phone: N/A
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Nipper Pinnacle was named after "Nipper", an aboriginal guide with E. Kidson's party which traversed the Canning Stock Route in 1914.

The pinnacle is a large three tiered formation of well weathered sandstone and conglomerate that stands 20 metres above the surrounding plain. It is surrounded to the north east and east by a rocky ridge. The pinnacle can be climbed on its eastern flank and great views to the south west and west obtained.McPhersons Pillar can be seen jutting slightly above the horizon to the southwest. There are a series of deep holes on top of the pinnacle inside of which has been located a cache and notes.

There are no tracks into Nipper Pinnacle.
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TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts

Closest Climatic Station

Warburton Airfield
Distance from Nipper Pinnacle 244.14km S
Mean Max. °C38.036.533.929.324.320.720.723.127.931.634.336.6
Mean Min. °C22.922.119.915.
Mean Rain mm28.536.731.418.015.417.912.99.85.714.824.731.5

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