Old Cloncurry Road (Smith Hwy) - QLD

  Cemetery,Grave Site

Position

DEG: -20.686399 139.844803
DMS: 20º 41' 11.04" S 139º 50' 41.29" E
UTM: 54 K 7712130mN 379687mE
Altitude: 372.12m

Description

Place Type

Heritage - Cemetery,Grave Site

Location

758.44kms SouthWest of Daintree

Address & Contact

Cloncurry QLD
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
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Information

The Old Cloncurry Road was originally called the Smith Highway. It was the track used before the present day Barkly Highway was built. Before the advent of reliable motor vehicles it was a Cobb & Co route. This also was the road used by by the Redex and Ampol Trial cars of the early 1950s.
In the days of Cobb & Co the town of Mt Isa was not yet established, the track went a winding route through the Argylla Ranges from Cloncurry to Camooweal, The Military also used it with Convoys of vehicles during WWII. They would have rumbled right by the grave of little 14 month old Elsie Campbell.

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TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts

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Mount Isa Aero
Distance from Old Cloncurry Road (Smith Hwy) 37.16km W
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C36.335.334.231.827.824.824.727.331.234.636.437.1
Mean Min. °C23.723.421.718.413.89.98.610.214.218.521.423.0
Mean Rain mm116.4101.364.915.113.05.95.93.76.719.239.074.0

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