Oxley Monument Kiacatoo - NSW

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Position

DEG: -33.070987 146.790886
DMS: 33º 04' 15.56" S 146º 47' 27.22" E
UTM: 55 H 6340824mN 480481mE
Altitude: 181.35m

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Lachlan Valley Way
Kiacatoo NSW 2877
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Information

Oxley & Evans came across an important Aboriginal site and story here when camping close by July 29th 1817.

See the Australian Monuments site;
http://monumentaustralia.org.au/themes/landscape/exploration/display/20846-first-exploration-of-western-new-south-wales.

"Also the discovery of the grave of a prehistoic Chief of the Calara Tribe of Aborigines on this spot".
"According to tribal tradition, the Chief was drowned in an attempt to cross the Lachlan River whilst it was in high flood. The carved posts bear exact facsimiles of the Aboriginal arborclyphs carved on two Cypress pine trees which grew where the posts now stand". It is also said that he was trying to save some people at the time.
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Closest Weather Station

Condobolin Airport at 31/04:00am EDT
Distance from Oxley Monument Kiacatoo 39.34km E
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
9.2°C9.0°C98%8.9°C1006.2hPa0.8mmCALM0km/hr
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Closest Climatic Station

Condobolin Airport Aws
Distance from Oxley Monument Kiacatoo 39.34km E
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C34.332.829.424.419.616.115.117.321.124.928.931.6
Mean Min. °C18.918.414.69.35.64.02.93.16.19.313.816.1
Mean Rain mm35.549.729.518.131.138.733.528.036.738.048.037.9

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