Geosurveys Hill - NT

  Mountain,Peak,Hill

Position

DEG: -25.051399 136.8013
DMS: 25º 03' 5.04" S 136º 48' 4.68" E
UTM: 53 J 7228151mN 681712mE
Altitude: 149.51m
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Description

Place Type

Geography - Mountain,Peak,Hill

Location

231.6kms East of Finke (Aputula)
273.27kms West of Birdsville
307.94kms NorthEast of Oodnadatta
408.97kms SouthEast of Ampilatwatja

Address & Contact

Simpson NT
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Information

Geosurveys Hill is a rare rock covered hill in the very remote Simpson Desert and was first discovered by Reg Sprigg. While making the first South - North motorised crossing of the Simpson Desert in September 1964, Reg and his family Climbed to the top of this hill and erected a stone cairn, that is still there today. Reg named the hill "Geosurveys Hill" in honour of his company, Geosurveys Australia, as a tribute to his company's pioneering work in th Simpson Desert. This very isolated location in the very remote Simpson Desert only sees on average 1 group of very keen and dedicated four wheel drivers per year.
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Weather

Closest Weather Station

Jervois at 16/10:30am CST
Distance from Geosurveys Hill 242.91km N
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
33.0°C26.6°C7%-7.3°C1016.0hPa0.0mmSE19km/hr
10knots
33km/hr
18knots

Closest Climatic Station

Jervois
Distance from Geosurveys Hill 242.91km N
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C38.536.934.530.525.322.021.925.029.733.235.937.7
Mean Min. °C22.722.119.214.39.96.45.27.111.315.618.921.3
Mean Rain mm50.058.732.817.518.510.614.37.68.815.424.838.4

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