Mount Webb - WA



DEG: -22.938589 128.145935
DMS: 22º 56' 18.92" S 128º 08' 45.37" E
UTM: 52 K 7463024mN 412432mE
Altitude: 517.82m


Place Type

Geography - Mountain,Peak,Hill,Rocks


41.34kms East of Kiwirrkurra
132.74kms West of Kintore
388.06kms NorthEast of Warburton
524.25kms South of Halls Creek

Address & Contact

Central Australia
Western Australia
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: N/A


Explorer David Carnegie first saw Mount Webb from the north on 11 April 1897 on his expedition from Halls Creek to Lake Darlot.
He visited and named the mount on 12 April 1897 after W.F. Webb Esq., of Newstead Abbey, Nottingshire.

"May 9th we left the well on a Southerly course, and were soon amongst the ridges, which continued for the next two days. The night of the 11th, having skirted a line of rough cliffs, we camped about three miles North of a very prominent single hill, which I named Mount Webb, after W. F. Webb, Esq., of Newstead Abbey, Nottinghamshire. As the sun rose that morning the mirage of a lake of apparently great size was visible for 90° of the horizon — that is, from East round to South. Neither from the cliffs that we skirted, nor from Mount Webb, was any lake visible, but it is more than probable that a large salt lake exists in this locality, possibly connecting, in a broken line, Lake White and Lake Macdonald." (Spinifex and Sand)

Mount Webb is alongside the Gary Junction Road and is just east of the community of Kiwirrkurra.
iMapPlot Reference Image


Working on it...

Get Traveller App Get the ExplorOz Traveller App to download all ExplorOz Places for navigational use on your tablet, phone, iPad or laptop.
Download Place
Use this download for GPX, Hema Navigator and OziExplorer. Geo data only no map included.



Closest Weather Station

TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts

Closest Climatic Station

Distance from Mount Webb 131.4km E
Mean Max. °C40.438.835.833.327.423.223.326.631.635.737.438.0
Mean Min. °C26.426.023.920.815.410.710.412.316.720.723.224.6
Mean Rain mm29.132.458.01.717.410.318.65.910.019.818.742.6

Update History

Comments & Reviews(1) Rating 5/5

Post a Comment
Add Photos & Files
Alert Admin Open in Traveller App

Sponsored Links