Dampier's Landing - WA

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Position

DEG: -25.5118 113.012
DMS: 25º 30' 42.48" S 113º 00' 43.2" E
UTM: 49 J 7176850mN 702208mE
Altitude: 12.15m

Description

Address & Contact

Dirk Hartog Island WA 6537
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Information

Explorer, navigator and buccaneer William Dampier landed at this spot in 1699.
He was aboard the HMS Roebuck and was exploring the western coast of Australia.
Spending 9 days in the area, he named Shark Bay and made the first scientific collection of botanical specimens of Australia before heading along the coast to the north.
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Weather

Closest Weather Station

Denham at 23/09:00am WST
Distance from Dampier's Landing 69.49km SE
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
24.5°C23.3°C44%11.7°C1016.4hPa0.0mmSW9km/hr
5knots
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Closest Climatic Station

Denham
Distance from Dampier's Landing 69.49km SE
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C30.631.831.128.525.822.921.722.423.825.527.729.1
Mean Min. °C22.022.822.019.716.513.912.713.214.816.518.620.5
Mean Rain mm7.715.314.214.037.454.840.021.97.86.13.12.4

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