Len Beadell Ration Truck Fire Site - WA

  Marker,Sign

Position

DEG: -22.92592 128.009399
DMS: 22º 55' 33.31" S 128º 00' 33.84" E
UTM: 52 K 7464339mN 398423mE
Altitude: 432.37m

Description

Place Type

Infrastructure - Marker,Sign

Location

27.82kms SouthEast of Kiwirrkurra
146.58kms West of Kintore
383.9kms North of Warburton
521.69kms South of Halls Creek

Address & Contact

Desert Rd
WA 6440
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: N/A

Information

This is the original site of the fire that destroyed the ration truck on 12th November 1960 during the construction of the Gary Junction Road. It was relocated to Kiwirrkurra 30km away and partially restored in June 2004 by the Toyota Landcruiser Club of Victoria which included some ExplorOz Members. If you search the Forum you will be able to read about the project to relocate the truck. And make sure you drop into the Kiwirrkurra Community to see it as it now stands after its restoration.
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TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts

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Walungurru
Distance from Len Beadell Ration Truck Fire Site 145.21km E
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C40.438.835.833.327.423.223.326.631.635.737.438.0
Mean Min. °C26.426.023.920.815.410.710.412.316.720.723.224.6
Mean Rain mm29.132.458.01.717.410.318.65.910.019.818.742.6

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