D'entrecasteaux Watering Place - TAS

  Point of Interest


DEG: -43.566243 146.886893
DMS: 43º 33' 58.47" S 146º 53' 12.79" E
UTM: 55 G 5176296mN 490866mE
Altitude: 20.32m


Address & Contact

Cockle Creek Rd
Recherche TAS 7109
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: http://www.ourtasmania.com.au/visitorsguide/exploration-dentrecasteaux.html


French navigator and explorer Antoine Raymond Joseph de Bruni, chevalier d'Entrecasteaux spent several weeks surveying the area that he named Recherche Bay at the southern end of the channel that runs north to the west of Bruny Island and named in his honour.

During his stay he came ashore to replenish his water supplies, which he did by accessing a small stream near the location of the sign. The sign is clearly visible, on the left as you approach cockle creek.
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Closest Weather Station

Cape Bruny AWS at 29/05:00am EDT
Distance from D'entrecasteaux Watering Place 22.47km E
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts

Closest Climatic Station

Cape Bruny (Cape Bruny)
Distance from D'entrecasteaux Watering Place 22.47km E
Mean Max. °C19.719.818.416.414.312.412.012.914.315.216.918.3
Mean Min. °C12.112.411.
Mean Rain mm44.760.355.854.962.274.872.390.272.166.655.658.1

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