Madigan Camp 11 - NT

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Position

DEG: -24.724602 136.986099
DMS: 24º 43' 28.57" S 136º 59' 9.96" E
UTM: 53 J 7264089mN 700887mE
Altitude: 129.67m

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Simpson NT 0872
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Madigan’s Camp sites are references to explorer and geologist Cecil Thomas Madigan who, leading a party of nine men made an epic crossing of the North Simpson Desert, by camels, in 1939. Madigan took 35 days to make his west/east crossing.
Madigan's Camp sites were all marked with small plaques on yellow painted star pickets in 1994 by Owen Correa Outback Expeditions. These day's 4WD explorers have begun to retrace Madigan's route of this 1939 expedition - thereby following Madigan's Line. It's is done from west to east due to the steep eastern sides of the dunes until you get to about Camp 15, which is on the Hay River Track.
Note that the Madigan Camps are not necessarily indicative of good camp sites for travellers, but are historical points from C.T. Madigan 1939 Expedition.
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Closest Weather Station

Jervois at 16/10:00pm CST
Distance from Madigan Camp 11 215.02km NW
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
26.6°C20.9°C25%5.0°C1011.6hPa0.0mmSSE24km/hr
13knots
35km/hr
19knots

Closest Climatic Station

Jervois
Distance from Madigan Camp 11 215.02km NW
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C38.536.934.530.525.322.021.925.029.733.235.937.7
Mean Min. °C22.722.119.214.39.96.45.27.111.315.618.921.3
Mean Rain mm50.058.732.817.518.510.614.37.68.815.424.838.4

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