Devils Marbles Conservation Reserve - NT

  National Parks,Reserves

Position

DEG: -20.565845 134.28981
DMS: 20º 33' 57.04" S 134º 17' 23.32" E
UTM: 53 K 7725739mN 425978mE
Altitude: 418.18m

Description

Place Type

Reserves - National Parks,Reserves

Location

969.97kms South of Darwin - Driving 1091 km (12 hours 59 mins)

Address & Contact

Davenport NT 0872
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: N/A

Information

The Devils Marbles are a collection of gigantic rounded granite boulders, many of which are precariously balanced on top of one another. Scattered heaps of these 'marbles' occur across a wide, shallow valley.
The original granite masses from which the 'marbles' were fashioned had three main sets of joint planes at right angles to one another, breaking each mass into rectangular blocks three by seven metres square. Erosion along the joints and the flaking away of thin slabs from the surface over millions of years, has gradually rounded the corners to the extent that most blocks are now egg-shaped or spherical.
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Weather

Closest Weather Station

Tennant Creek at 22/10:30pm CST
Distance from Devils Marbles Conservation Reserve 103.22km N
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
29.0°C28.5°C48%16.9°C1007.3hPa0.0mmNNE15km/hr
8knots
20km/hr
11knots

Closest Climatic Station

Ali Curung
Distance from Devils Marbles Conservation Reserve 49.92km S
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C37.936.835.432.227.424.124.326.932.235.136.637.8
Mean Min. °C23.823.320.916.612.08.37.49.114.818.621.223.1
Mean Rain mm77.498.332.319.119.15.75.33.79.822.130.762.5

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