Geosurveys Base A, Old Fuel Dump - NT

  Point of Interest

Position

DEG: -25.080278 136.416672
DMS: 25º 04' 49" S 136º 25' 0.02" E
UTM: 53 J 7225414mN 642872mE
Altitude: 147.25m

Description

Place Type

Recreation - Point of Interest

Location

193.43kms East of Finke (Aputula)
290.12kms North of Oodnadatta
308.88kms West of Birdsville
398.18kms South of Ampilatwatja

Address & Contact

Simpson NT
Phone: N/A
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Information

Geosurveys Base A is located nearly mid way between the Colson Track and Geosurveys Hill. The old fuel dump from Geosurveys Australia, in the mid 1960's, occurred when oil teams were doing oil exploration work in the remotest parts of the Simpson Desert. There are approximately 30 rusty old 44 gallon drums nearby and there is also a loading ramp and the remains of an old camp.
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Closest Weather Station

TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts

Closest Climatic Station

Jervois
Distance from Geosurveys Base A, Old Fuel Dump 238.39km N
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C38.536.934.530.525.322.021.925.029.733.235.937.7
Mean Min. °C22.722.119.214.39.96.45.27.111.315.618.921.3
Mean Rain mm50.058.732.817.518.510.614.37.68.815.424.838.4

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