Poverty Flat Gold Discovery Site - WA

  Historic Site


DEG: -28.046518 117.811607
DMS: 28º 02' 47.47" S 117º 48' 41.79" E
UTM: 50 J 6897379mN 579766mE
Altitude: 451.41m


Address & Contact

Hill Fifty Rd
Mount Magnet WA 6638
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: http://inherit.stateheritage.wa.gov.au/Public/Inventory/PrintSingleRecord/872c78d7-18e5-4c44-a274-3c40cc21ae8e


Poverty Flats is where alluvial gold was discovered by Steadman in November, 1891 while he was searching for a lost swag. It was not long before many prospectors were attracted to the area to find their fortunes.
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Closest Weather Station

TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts

Closest Climatic Station

Mount Magnet Aero
Distance from Poverty Flat Gold Discovery Site 8.25km S
Mean Max. °C38.036.432.928.724.019.818.721.124.429.232.335.5
Mean Min. °C23.423.
Mean Rain mm26.635.535.320.517.420.832.416.79.16.910.924.6

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