Finke Gorge National Park Boundary Sign - NT

Marker,Sign 

Position

DEG: -24.040489 132.764999
DMS: 24º 02' 25.76" S 132º 45' 54" E
UTM: 53 J 7339484mN 272708mE
Altitude: 539m

Description

Address & Contact

Palm Valley Road
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Information

Finke Gorge National Park covers an area of 46,000 hectares, and includes the impressive Palm Valley. Palm Valley is home to a diverse range of plant species many of which are rare and unique to the area, including the Red Cabbage Palm for which the Park is well known.

This species of Palm is restricted to this area, having a population of around 3,000 adult plants.

The Park and nearby areas hold cultural significance to the Western Arrernte Aboriginal people as well as displaying evidence of early European settlement of central Australia.

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Weather

Closest Weather Station

Alice Springs Airport at 23/11:00am CST
Distance from Finke Gorge National Park Boundary Sign 117.38km E
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
26.8°C21.6°C11%-6.1°C1015.7hPa0.0mmNNE13km/hr
7knots
26km/hr
14knots

Closest Climatic Station

Alice Springs Airport
Distance from Finke Gorge National Park Boundary Sign 117.38km E
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C36.435.132.628.223.019.819.722.627.230.933.635.4
Mean Min. °C21.520.717.512.68.25.04.06.010.314.817.920.2
Mean Rain mm38.643.832.316.318.913.615.09.28.521.429.136.9

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