Arltunga Historical Reserve - NT

  National Parks,Reserves

Position

DEG: -23.449544 134.719686
DMS: 23º 26' 58.36" S 134º 43' 10.85" E
UTM: 53 K 7406687mN 471369mE
Altitude: 657.51m

Description

Place Type

Reserves - National Parks,Reserves

Location

83.09kms NorthEast of Santa Teresa
87.49kms NorthEast of Amoonguna
205.21kms South of Ampilatwatja
422.52kms SouthWest of Alpurrurulam

Address & Contact

Hart NT 0872
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: N/A

Information

Arltunga Historical Reserve in the East MacDonnell Ranges NT. Arltunga was officially Central Australia's first town. It was established in 1887 as a result of a gold rush. Mining activity continued for 30 years, and at it's peak the population was around 300 people. There are remains of mines, old miners camps, buildings, 2 cemeteries and machinery.
Sites are spread out so allow a few hours for your visit.
The visitors centre has displays of old machinery and photos, toilets (including disabled) and drinking water.
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Weather

Closest Weather Station

Arltunga at 24/03:00pm CST
Distance from Arltunga Historical Reserve 3.63km W
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
27.2°C24.5°C14%-2.4°C1016.1hPa0.0mmWNW2km/hr
1knots
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Closest Climatic Station

Arltunga
Distance from Arltunga Historical Reserve 3.63km W
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C36.234.331.528.822.919.219.722.927.730.933.434.4
Mean Min. °C22.221.018.513.47.83.93.25.010.814.618.020.2
Mean Rain mm43.444.240.015.920.116.310.36.86.822.431.339.6

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