Georgina Gidgee Interdunes - QLD

  Tourist Attraction


DEG: -25.898277 138.507004
DMS: 25º 53' 53.8" S 138º 30' 25.21" E
UTM: 54 J 7133207mN 250243mE
Altitude: 34.99m


Place Type

Recreation - Tourist Attraction


84.81kms West of Birdsville
354.97kms NorthEast of Oodnadatta
360.11kms SouthWest of Boulia
396.34kms NorthEast of William Creek

Address & Contact

Simpson Desert National Park
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Georgina Gidgee, also known as Acacia Georginae is the only tree of any size that occurs in the park’s dune system. This tree species grows throughout the Georgina Basin – hence it’s name Georgina Gidgee. The tree contains the chemicals sodium fluro-acetate which is the active constituent in the poison 1080 – a poison commonly used to control feral animals. Another similar tree although occurring to the east of the park boundary in the Eyre Creek channels is the Coolibah Eucalyptus (Coolabah).
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TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts

Closest Climatic Station

Birdsville Airport
Distance from Georgina Gidgee Interdunes 83.99km E
Mean Max. °C40.
Mean Min. °C26.424.721.717.
Mean Rain mm20.933.

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