Burke and Wills Campground - NSW

  Camp Free

Position

DEG: -32.304722 142.498611
DMS: 32º 18' 17" S 142º 29' 55" E
UTM: 54 H 6424801mN 641089mE
Altitude: 62.32m

Description

Place Type

Camps & Accom - Camp Free

Location

464.34kms NorthEast of Adelaide
651.17kms North of Melbourne
697.1kms NorthWest of Canberra

Address & Contact

LOT 5161 Steve Hutton Rd
Menindee New South Wales 2879
Phone: +618 8091 4274
Email: N/A
Web: https://www.centraldarling.nsw.gov.au/about-the-shire/towns-within-the-shire/things-to-see-and-do-in-menindee.aspx

Information

Camp site below levee holding back Lake Pamamaroo. So no water views but close to fishing hole at lake outlet.

On the Pamamaroo Creek is the site of the base camp of the 1860 Burke and Wills expedition. The expedition party included 15 men, 23 horse, 27 camels and 21 tons of stores. At the time of Burke's arrival in Menindee it was an outpost with no other settlements between here and the vast interior. On 19 October the small party of Burke, Wills, Brahe, King, Gray, McDonagh, Patton and Dost Mahomet, 15 horses and 16 camels left the Pamamaroo camp and headed north.
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Closest Weather Station

Menindee at 05/09:00am EDT
Distance from Burke and Wills Campground 12.49km SW
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
17.5°C15.7°C58%9.3°ChPa0.0mmSW9km/hr
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Closest Climatic Station

Menindee Post Office
Distance from Burke and Wills Campground 12.49km SW
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C34.433.830.725.620.717.317.019.322.926.530.032.8
Mean Min. °C18.518.215.210.97.55.04.15.38.011.314.616.8
Mean Rain mm24.021.718.716.022.721.918.317.918.422.821.221.8

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