Mitchell's Yards - QLD

  Point of Interest

Position

DEG: -24.862062 147.190262
DMS: 24º 51' 43.42" S 147º 11' 24.94" E
UTM: 55 J 7250312mN 519221mE
Altitude: 478.81m

Description

Place Type

Recreation - Point of Interest

Location

650.84kms NorthWest of Brisbane - Driving 981 km (14 hours 4 mins)
973.12kms South of Daintree - Driving 1307 km (18 hours 2 mins)

Address & Contact

Carnarvon National Park (Ka Ka Mundi)
Queensland
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Information

This area was named by Thomas Mitchell, after the Neapolitan 17th Century artist, Salvator Rosa, who portrayed the same rugged mountainous terrain in his paintings that Mitchell saw in the landscape. Thomas Mitchell passed and repassed through this area between July and September 1846, in search of a route form Sydney to Port Essington (Darwin). Mitchell set up his base camp at the spring-fed oasis he discovered, which is now known as the Major Mitchell Springs.
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Weather

Closest Weather Station

Tambo at 04/09:00am EST
Distance from Mitchell's Yards 94.17km W
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
10.0°C8.3°C74%5.7°C1027.2hPa0.0mmSE4km/hr
2knots
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Closest Climatic Station

Tambo Post Office
Distance from Mitchell's Yards 94.17km W
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C34.933.832.429.124.921.621.223.527.430.933.234.8
Mean Min. °C20.419.917.512.78.14.93.65.19.013.717.019.1
Mean Rain mm81.077.558.236.934.428.427.118.721.334.647.070.1

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