Georgina Gidgee Interdunes, QAA Line - QLD

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Position DEG-25.898277 138.507004
DMS25º 53' 53.8" S 138º 30' 25.21" E
UTM 54 J 7133207mN 250243mE
Altitude34.99m
PlaceID77799
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Description

Place Type

Recreation - Point of Interest

Location

84.81kms West of Birdsville
354.97kms NorthEast of Oodnadatta
360.11kms SouthWest of Boulia
396.34kms NorthEast of William Creek

Address & Contact

Simpson Desert National Park
Queensland
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Information

Georgina Gidgee, also known as Acacia Georginae is the only tree of any size that occurs in the park’s dune system. This tree species grows throughout the Georgina Basin – hence it’s name Georgina Gidgee. The tree contains the chemicals sodium fluro-acetate which is the active constituent in the poison 1080 – a poison commonly used to control feral animals. Another similar tree although occurring to the east of the park boundary in the Eyre Creek channels is the Coolibah Eucalyptus (Coolabah).

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Weather

Closest Weather Station

Birdsville at 31/04:30pm EST
Distance from Georgina Gidgee Interdunes, QAA Line 83.99km E
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
23.5°C 19.6°C 15% -4.6°C 1017.3hPa 0.0mm S 7km/hr
4knots
11km/hr
6knots

Closest Climatic Station

Birdsville Airport
Distance from Georgina Gidgee Interdunes, QAA Line 83.99km E
 JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C 40.238.135.231.8 25.621.121.824.7 29.932.936.038.5
Mean Min. °C 26.424.721.717.1 11.27.37.08.7 13.617.021.223.8
Mean Rain mm 20.933.040.51.3 6.411.85.44.1 7.211.418.28.4
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