Ration Truck - Len Beadell - WA

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Position

DEG: -22.818 127.76184
DMS: 22º 49' 4.8" S 127º 45' 42.63" E
UTM: 52 K 7476095mN 372935mE
Altitude: 431.32m

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Nyinmi St
Gibson Desert North WA 0872
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This AWD truck was the ration truck used by Len Beadells party for several years. It caught fire during the construction of the Gary Junction Rd on 12th Nov 1960 about 30km east of here and all their food and water supplies were destroyed. Frank and Scotty were immediately sent to Giles to gather more supplies.

In a joint project between the Toyota Landcruiser Club of Victoria (including some ExplorOz members) the Beadell family, and the Kiwirrkurra Community, the truck was salvaged and partially restored and relocated to Kiwirrkurra Community in 2004.
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Closest Weather Station

Walungurru (Kintore) at 25/08:00am CST
Distance from Ration Truck - Len Beadell 172.92km E
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
32.9°C27.3°C25%10.3°C1007.9hPa0.0mmNE30km/hr
16knots
37km/hr
20knots

Closest Climatic Station

Walungurru
Distance from Ration Truck - Len Beadell 172.92km 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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