Stop 10 Arkapena Drive - SA

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DEG: -31.66526 138.702393
DMS: 31º 39' 54.94" S 138º 42' 8.61" E
UTM: 54 J 6494373mN 282168mE
Altitude: 508m


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Jim Gehling Camp.

Besides this ancient river red gum is where palaeontologist Dr Jim Gehling and other scientists regularly camp when researching the ridges of the Chace Range for Ediacaran fossils.

The Ediacaran fossils are the oldest known animal fossils, between 542 and 635 million years old. The species consist of many plants and animals found on the ocean floor, as well as jellyfish, sea slugs, sea stars and worm organisms.
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Closest Climatic Station

Distance from Stop 10 Arkapena Drive 35.1km SW
Mean Max. °C34.333.430.125.520.016.415.917.821.725.729.331.8
Mean Min. °C18.018.014.911.
Mean Rain mm19.921.016.719.430.638.233.731.827.724.623.222.0

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