Mellinjerie Well - WA

  Historic Site


DEG: -21.02194 123.341003
DMS: 21º 01' 18.98" S 123º 20' 27.61" E
UTM: 51 K 7675386mN 535435mE
Altitude: 251.63m


Place Type

Heritage - Historic Site


306.22kms SouthEast of Bidyadanga Community
348.4kms East of Nullagine
498.4kms NorthWest of Kiwirrkurra
655.45kms NorthWest of Warburton

Address & Contact

Telfer WA
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The old windmill and tank here are located 15 km north of Swindell Field on the Kidson Track. The windmill is broken. There is no accessible water here. There's an old tractor, an old caravan and some old corigated iron shelters. This site was used as a borstal type facility back in the early 80's.Young aboriginal youths who were going off the rails were bought out here to remove them from the bad influences and return them "to country". Permitted required to travel Nyangumarta Hwy. Part Outcamp is a historic site Martu determined native title no access.
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Telfer Aero
Distance from Mellinjerie Well 138.39km SW
Mean Max. °C40.638.637.334.529.125.325.328.432.737.039.440.2
Mean Min. °C26.025.423.920.615.311.910.612.516.520.823.425.4
Mean Rain mm49.1102.777.320.018.914.313.

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