Spion Kopf Lookout - TAS

  Mountain,Peak,Hill

Position

DEG: -42.078285 145.559097
DMS: 42º 04' 41.83" S 145º 33' 32.75" E
UTM: 55 G 5340527mN 380813mE
Altitude: 185.73m

Description

Address & Contact

1 Jenico St
Queenstown TAS 7467
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Information

A lookout in Queenstown, Tasmania, that is next to the CBD but provides panoramic views over the town, historic mining operations and the rugged grandeur of the surrounding mountain ranges.

It was named after a battle for a hill in South Africa during the Boar War. The lookout at the summit is a memorial to the battle in which local men fought.

Signage at the lookout also tells of a local "battle" for the hill involving a cannon and some superficial injuries.

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Closest Weather Station

Strahan at 14/03:00am EST
Distance from Spion Kopf Lookout 23.7km W
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
8.6°C8.2°C97%8.2°C1011.3hPa3.2mmCALM0km/hr
0knots
7km/hr
4knots

Closest Climatic Station

Strahan Aerodrome
Distance from Spion Kopf Lookout 23.7km W
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C20.721.119.416.714.212.612.213.114.316.117.919.7
Mean Min. °C10.710.89.78.47.45.55.15.86.27.38.39.6
Mean Rain mm85.863.8103.6114.1144.3152.1170.5173.8156.3117.595.693.9

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