Lasseters Cave - NT

  Cave,Sinkhole

Position

DEG: -25.0195 129.397483
DMS: 25º 01' 10.2" S 129º 23' 50.91" E
UTM: 52 J 7232834mN 540104mE
Altitude: 645.98m

Description

Place Type

Geography - Cave,Sinkhole

Location

161.59kms West of Yulara
193.18kms South of Kintore
309.14kms NorthEast of Warburton
891.38kms NorthWest of Ceduna

Address & Contact

Kunapula
Petermann NT 0872
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
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Information

Lasseter's Cave is a historic site that is free to visit just a little way off the Great Central Rd. Here you can see the cave alongside the Hull River, where gold prospector Lewis Harold Bell Lasseter sheltered from the summer heat for 25 days with no food in 1931 after his camels ran away. The cave is only 30m from the carpark. A sign tells of the tragedy that befell him after he got assistance from a friendly aboriginal who guided him to walk 55km to Irvin Creek where he later died.There is a bin and a picnic table here but no camping is permitted.
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TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts

Closest Climatic Station

Giles Meteorological Office
Distance from Lasseters Cave 110.41km W
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C37.336.033.729.423.720.320.022.627.431.634.335.7
Mean Min. °C23.622.920.516.511.38.06.88.712.917.119.921.9
Mean Rain mm30.145.636.815.519.817.711.710.211.115.727.545.1

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