Waldana Well - SA

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Position

DEG: -28.816031 130.501907
DMS: 28º 48' 57.71" S 130º 30' 6.87" E
UTM: 52 J 6811470mN 646553mE
Altitude: 238m

Description

Address & Contact

Main Voakes Hill to Cook Road
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Information

Waldana Well (Waldana Spring) was shown to explorer Richard Maurice by natives on his expedition to the Rawlinson Range in 1901. The well was rediscovered by Len Beadell when he was surveying the new road from Voakes Hill Corner south to Cook between September and November 1961, and putting a plaque at the site on the 27th September.

In 1962 when the National Mapping Authority were doing a major outback road survey, they timbered up the well and today, you can still see the wording that they made on one of the timbers. The well provided much needed water for the national mapping survey parties conducting works in the area across the 1960's.
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Closest Weather Station

Nullarbor at 06/11:00am CST
Distance from Waldana Well 295.06km S
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
10.4°C6.4°C100%10.4°C1014.6hPa0.4mmESE22km/hr
12knots
30km/hr
16knots

Closest Climatic Station

Nullarbor
Distance from Waldana Well 295.06km S
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C27.927.826.524.821.418.818.219.622.424.326.026.7
Mean Min. °C15.716.114.111.68.96.35.15.87.910.212.414.2
Mean Rain mm11.113.221.822.429.730.227.324.517.818.216.815.3

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