The Pilot Lookout - NSW



DEG: -36.536331 148.221603
DMS: 36º 32' 10.79" S 148º 13' 17.77" E
UTM: 55 H 5955868mN 609352mE
Altitude: 1442.08m


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Population - Place Name


162.31kms SouthWest of Canberra - Driving 223 km (2 hours 39 mins)
322.2kms NorthEast of Melbourne - Driving 535 km (6 hours 4 mins)
708.8kms North of Hobart - Driving 1269 km (1 day 6 hours)

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The Alpine Way
Kosciuszko NSW 2627
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The Alpine Way joining Thredbo with Khancoban was constructed by the Snowy Mtns Hydroelectric Authority in the mid 1950's. It enabled access to construction sites such as Geehi Dam and Murray 1 Power Station. At a suitable site some trees were felled to reveal a superb view to The Pilot - a mountain some 25 km south of the road. A small cairn and stone wall mark the site which is signposted but alas misspelled as Pilots Lookout. Nearby is Siberia - best appreciated during a blizzard.
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Closest Weather Station

TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts

Closest Climatic Station

Thredbo Aws
Distance from The Pilot Lookout 7.59km NE
Mean Max. °C16.316.413.
Mean Min. °C6.
Mean Rain mm88.797.6118.996.5109.787.2109.1124.8150.0122.5148.1109.8

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