Nuga Nuga National Park - QLD

  National Parks,Reserves

Position

DEG: -24.963431 148.68520406
DMS: 24º 57' 48.35" S 148º 41' 6.76" E
UTM: 55 J 7238045mN 670120mE
Altitude: 337.36m

Description

Place Type

Reserves - National Parks,Reserves

Location

514.92kms NorthWest of Brisbane

Address & Contact

Nuga Nuga National Park
Queensland 4702
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: N/A

Information

Nuga Nuga National Park conserves remnants of endangered bonewood scrub and the vulnerable Ooline tree as part of an island of unique and varied vegetation in a heavily cleared landscape. Located in the Arcadia Valley, the park is a perfect spot to appreciate the majesty of Carnarvon and Exedition National Parks.
Lake Nuga Nuga is the largest natural water body within the Central Queensland Sandstone Belt and provides valuable habitat for water birds in an otherwise arid sandstone landscape. Large numbers of birds such as pelicans, black swans, magpie geese, brolgas, grey teal, great crested grebesl, pink-eared ducks, hardheads and plumed whistling ducks use the lake at times. Located on the Brown river, Lake Nuga Nuga occurs within the Comet River catchment and during favourable seasons the Brown river and Moolayember Creek flow into the lake.
It is believed that the lake only formed within the last 160 years, the result of a series of natural events. Heavy rain and flooding of the Brown river filled the existing lake and surrounding swamps, before a scouring flash flood in Moolayember Creek transported large amounts of silt into the vacinity of the lake. When these waters reached the right-angle junction with the Brown River, turbulence caused the deposition of silt to form a natural levee bank at the lake's northern end.
The many dead trees throughout the water area may indicate its relatively short period of existence. The trees are also used by water birds and other wildlife that are concentrated in the area.
From...Traveller's Guide and map - Central Queensland Sandstone Belt Parks
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Weather

Closest Weather Station

Rolleston Airport at 10/06:00am EST
Distance from Nuga Nuga National Park 56.07km N
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
6.5°C4.7°C70%1.4°C1016.7hPa0.0mmCALM0km/hr
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Closest Climatic Station

Rolleston
Distance from Nuga Nuga National Park 56.05km N
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C34.833.732.829.726.123.022.924.828.531.733.034.3
Mean Min. °C21.020.818.414.810.67.15.66.810.615.017.719.8
Mean Rain mm93.294.061.341.135.436.228.923.226.746.063.888.4

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