Nipper Pinnacle - WA

  Mountain,Peak,Hill

Position

DEG: -24.0145 125.935883
DMS: 24º 00' 52.2" S 125º 56' 9.18" E
UTM: 51 J 7341052mN 798666mE
Altitude: 445.07m

Description

Place Type

Geography - Mountain,Peak,Hill

Location

229.16kms SouthWest of Kiwirrkurra
243.59kms North of Warburton
621.1kms South of Yungngora
637.13kms East of Newman

Address & Contact

Gibson Desert South WA
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: N/A

Information

Nipper Pinnacle was named after "Nipper", an aboriginal guide with E. Kidson's party which traversed the Canning Stock Route in 1914.

The pinnacle is a large three tiered formation of well weathered sandstone and conglomerate that stands 20 metres above the surrounding plain. It is surrounded to the north east and east by a rocky ridge. The pinnacle can be climbed on its eastern flank and great views to the south west and west obtained.McPhersons Pillar can be seen jutting slightly above the horizon to the southwest. There are a series of deep holes on top of the pinnacle inside of which has been located a cache and notes.

There are no tracks into Nipper Pinnacle.
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Weather

Closest Weather Station

Warburton at 24/01:00am WST
Distance from Nipper Pinnacle 244.14km S
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
15.5°C10.8°C31%-1.5°C1020.2hPa0.0mmSE13km/hr
7knots
17km/hr
9knots

Closest Climatic Station

Warburton Airfield
Distance from Nipper Pinnacle 244.14km S
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C38.036.533.929.324.320.720.723.127.931.634.336.6
Mean Min. °C22.922.119.915.110.46.45.77.111.215.518.521.3
Mean Rain mm28.536.731.418.015.417.912.99.85.714.824.731.5

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