Devils Marbles Conservation Reserve - NT

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


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Reserves - National Parks,Reserves


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

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Davenport NT 0872
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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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Closest Weather Station

Tennant Creek at 24/04:30pm CST
Distance from Devils Marbles Conservation Reserve 103.22km N
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts

Closest Climatic Station

Ali Curung
Distance from Devils Marbles Conservation Reserve 49.92km S
Mean Max. °C37.936.835.432.227.424.124.326.932.235.136.637.8
Mean Min. °C23.823.320.916.612.
Mean Rain mm77.498.332.319.

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