Kanowna - WA

  Point of Interest

Position

DEG: -30.61157 121.599823
DMS: 30º 36' 41.65" S 121º 35' 59.36" E
UTM: 51 J 6612609mN 365785mE
Altitude: 375.96m

Description

Place Type

Recreation - Point of Interest

Location

566.2kms East of Perth - Driving 614 km (6 hours 50 mins)

Address & Contact

Gray St
Kanowna WA 6431
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: N/A

Information

Gold was discovered here in 1894, and the area was at first known as "White Feather". When the government decided to declare a townsite H C Prinsep, then Under Secretary for Mines, stated the Aboriginal name of the place was Kanowna, and this was the name given to the townsite. The townsite was gazetted in December 1894. Kanowna is now an abandoned gold mining town.
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Weather

Closest Weather Station

Kalgoorlie-Boulder at 26/11:30am WST
Distance from Kanowna 23.79km SW
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
27.3°C24.9°C34%10.1°C1009.5hPa0.0mmNE13km/hr
7knots
22km/hr
12knots

Closest Climatic Station

Kalgoorlie-Boulder Airport
Distance from Kanowna 23.79km SW
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C33.732.129.525.220.717.516.718.622.225.829.032.0
Mean Min. °C18.317.816.012.68.76.25.05.68.011.114.116.6
Mean Rain mm24.131.326.020.626.228.325.021.014.115.318.016.3

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