Pedirka Desert - SA

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Position

DEG: -26.80893 135.03431
DMS: 26º 48' 32.15" S 135º 02' 3.54" E
UTM: 53 J 7034727mN 503410mE
Altitude: 170.99m

Description

Place Type

Population - Place Name

Location

962.38kms North of Adelaide - Driving 1251 km (15 hours 10 mins)

Address & Contact

5734
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Information

The Pedirka Desert is a small Australian desert, about 100 kilometres (62 mi) north-west of Oodnadatta and 250 kilometres (160 mi) north-east of Coober Pedy in South Australia. Mount Deane and Witjira National Park are just to the north.

The desert is relatively small, occupying about 1,250 square kilometres.

Pedirka Desert belongs in the Finke bioregion. The sands are deep-red and it is vegetated by dense mulga woodlands. Dunes in the desert are low, eroded, widely spaced and positioned parallel to each other.
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Weather

Closest Weather Station

Oodnadatta at 16/05:00pm CST
Distance from Pedirka Desert 92.36km SE
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
24.6°C18.8°C27%4.4°C1021.6hPa0.0mmS24km/hr
13knots
37km/hr
20knots

Closest Climatic Station

Oodnadatta Airport
Distance from Pedirka Desert 92.36km SE
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C37.936.633.728.523.219.919.622.126.630.333.736.3
Mean Min. °C23.022.319.214.49.76.55.87.411.415.118.621.2
Mean Rain mm22.932.214.310.912.711.710.08.19.913.913.017.1

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