Mount Augustus - WA

  Mountain,Peak,Hill

Position

DEG: -24.32535 116.84216
DMS: 24º 19' 31.26" S 116º 50' 31.79" E
UTM: 50 J 7309743mN 483987mE
Altitude: 1055.96m
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Description

Place Type

Geography - Mountain,Peak,Hill

Location

850.69kms North of Perth - Driving 1102 km (15 hours 56 mins)

Address & Contact

Mt Augustus National Park
Western Australia 6705
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Information

Mount Augustus is located in the Mount Augustus National Park in Western Australia. Mount Augustus is the largest monolith in the world. It is 2.5 times larger than Uluru (Ayers Rock).

The rock itself is about eight kilometres long and covers an area of 4,795 hectares within Mount Augustus National Park. The granite rock that lies beneath Mount Augustus is 1,650 million years old. This makes it twice the size of Uluru (Ayers Rock) and considerably older. It is also the biggest 'rock' in the world.
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Closest Weather Station

Paraburdoo at 17/06:00am WST
Distance from Mount Augustus 157.88km NE
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
23.8°C19.1°C10%-9.6°C1012.6hPa0.0mmE9km/hr
5knots
13km/hr
7knots

Closest Climatic Station

Paraburdoo Aero
Distance from Mount Augustus 157.88km NE
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C41.038.636.433.429.225.224.827.531.235.638.240.2
Mean Min. °C26.025.023.119.614.611.09.710.913.418.121.324.4
Mean Rain mm50.778.346.426.816.623.614.611.63.54.48.128.7

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