Pieman Head - TAS

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  Cape,Headland,Point

Position

DEG: -41.66637 144.91949
DMS: 41º 39' 58.93" S 144º 55' 10.18" E
UTM: 55 G 5385174mN 326796mE
Altitude: 5.43m

Description

Place Type

Geography - Cape,Headland,Point

Location

240.54kms NorthWest of Hobart
427.75kms South of Melbourne

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7321
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Information

Pieman Heads and Pieman River gained its name from the notorious convict Alexander 'The Pieman' Pearce who was responsible for one of the few recorded instances of cannibalism in Australia. There is a small shack community near the mouth of the Pieman River. ????? Piemen Heads marks the southern extremity of the Arthur-Pieman Conservation Area. It is a hotspot for fishers, surfers, campers, horse riders and recrea?tional vehicle enthusiasts, many of whom regard it as their second home. The area may be remote but to the 25 or so permanent residents, shack owners, campers and day trippers, the journey to this isolated wilderness is well worth it.?
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Distance from Pieman Head 55.26km E
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C14.214.311.78.96.34.63.64.15.47.610.911.7
Mean Min. °C5.76.34.83.42.10.90.10.10.31.33.23.9
Mean Rain mm201.1168.6267.4282.8395.7341.1391.5336.3379.2373.2221.4290.8

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