Marble Gum - Post 6 - SA

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Position

DEG: -28.508087 129.115417
DMS: 28º 30' 29.11" S 129º 06' 55.5" E
UTM: 52 J 6846507mN 511294mE
Altitude: 305.88m

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Address & Contact

Anne Beadell Hwy
South Australia 5690
Phone: N/A
Email: secretary@fgvd.org.au
Web: http://www.fgvd.org.au

Information

This is post number 6 of the 7 posts installed by Friends of the Great Victoria Desert to the west of Voakes Hill Corner. Please take the time to stop at each of the seven numbered posts and learn a little about the surrounding places and their regeneration following fires. You should be able to find six or more different plants within 10 metres of most posts. A book published in 2005 called Shrubs and Tress of the Great Victoria Desert, is a high quality vegetation field guide produced by the Friends of the Great Victoria Desert which describes most of them.

Post 6. This is marble gum country. You'll see them on the dune to the south and along the track. Closer to the post, burnt Ooldea mallees (Eucalyptus youngiana) are regenerating from underground lignotubers.
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Closest Weather Station

Forrest at 29/01:30am WST
Distance from Marble Gum - Post 6 277.28km S
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
14.3°C9.9°C85%11.8°C1018.2hPa0.0mmS26km/hr
14knots
32km/hr
17knots

Closest Climatic Station

Forrest
Distance from Marble Gum - Post 6 277.28km S
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C33.132.229.026.222.219.018.620.824.327.029.931.3
Mean Min. °C16.216.714.311.98.76.05.15.78.210.513.014.9
Mean Rain mm23.127.927.418.817.116.317.014.816.210.321.826.4

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