John Forrest Lookout - WA

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DEG: -29.307882 116.740379
DMS: 29º 18' 28.38" S 116º 44' 25.37" E
UTM: 50 J 6757875mN 474788mE
Altitude: 324.15m


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Morton Rd
Rothsay WA 6620
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During an 1897 expedition, Australian explorer Sir John Forrest established his survey point on the top of a hill later named John Forrest Lookout. This lookout forms part of the Damperwah Hills, which Forrest discovered and named during his 1869 search of the explorer, Ludwig Leichhardt.The lookout allows a 360° panoramic view of surrounding station country. Picnic facilities and toilets are located at the base on the hill. Please note: the walk to the lookout is 750m uphill.Camping is permitted, $8pp/night. This site is located within the Karara Rangelands Park.
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Closest Weather Station

Morawa Airport at 31/12:00am WST
Distance from John Forrest Lookout 70.34km W
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Closest Climatic Station

Morawa Airport
Distance from John Forrest Lookout 70.34km W
Mean Max. °C37.236.633.328.924.320.018.620.122.927.931.835.1
Mean Min. °C19.820.217.914.
Mean Rain mm23.320.115.413.040.439.945.331.724.58.99.716.3

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