Diebil Hills - WA

  Mountain,Peak,Hill,Rocks

Position

DEG: -23.60648 122.38049
DMS: 23º 36' 23.33" S 122º 22' 49.78" E
UTM: 51 K 7389204mN 436798mE
Altitude: 502.92m

Description

Place Type

Geography - Mountain,Peak,Hill,Rocks

Location

272.2kms East of Newman
382.66kms SouthEast of Marble Bar
395.83kms NorthEast of Wiluna
508.12kms NorthWest of Warburton

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Little Sandy Desert WA
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Information

Diebil Hills is an 18 km detour westwards off the main track. The track runs parallel to the dunes for 12 km and then, what a sight! From the usual vista of spinifex covered sandhills, a range of rocky hills just emerge from the sand. Like the ramparts of some long buried city, the sands just fall away from these rocky abutments that just swell into jagged saw tooth ranges. You have no warning of their arrival until you drive thru two dunes that are like a low wide gateway and there in front of you is the range. The ranges continue to grow in size until they are more spectacular than the Durba Hills. Their base comprises steep scree slopes of jagged rock dotted with huge boulders that have fallen from the cliffs above. In many places the bottom most sections of rock have slipped away leaving rock layers above hanging unsupported and forming a huge cavern. At the end of the track lies the Diebil spring although the site is actually a long gorge that cuts its way into the range. As it narrows, the floor is strewn with the huge boulders that have fallen from on high. There is no "spring".
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Distance from Diebil Hills 211.04km N
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C40.638.637.334.529.125.325.328.432.737.039.440.2
Mean Min. °C26.025.423.920.615.311.910.612.516.520.823.425.4
Mean Rain mm49.1102.777.320.018.914.313.25.42.52.916.546.9

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