Lake Nuga Nuga - QLD

  Water Body,River,Stream,Falls

Position

DEG: -24.994608 148.675461
DMS: 24º 59' 40.59" S 148º 40' 31.66" E
UTM: 55 J 7234604mN 669093mE
Altitude: 261.04m

Description

Place Type

Geography - Water Body,River,Stream,Falls

Location

513.84kms NorthWest of Brisbane

Address & Contact

Arcadia QLD
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: N/A

Information

As the largest natural water body within the Central Queensland Sandstone Belt, Lake Nuga Nuga (adjacent to the National Park), provides a valuable habitat for waterbirds in an otherwise arid landscape. The Lake has only recently formed; the result of a series of natural events which occurred over a short period. Heavy rain and flooding of the Brown River filled the Lake and surrounding swamps. The many dead trees through the water indicate this relatively recent phenomenon. The park protects remnants of dry rainforest scrub whose origins come from earlier geological times. Mount Warinilla, at the south western end of the park, offers ideal views of the park and devoted bird watchers will find the lake a haven for pelicans, swans and numerous water birds.

Nuga Nuga National Park has very basic infrastructure in-place, including walking tracks, basic picnic and camping areas. As this park is remote, be sure to bring adequate supplies of food, water and fuel.
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Weather

Closest Weather Station

Rolleston Airport at 10/06:30am EST
Distance from Lake Nuga Nuga 59.42km N
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
4.4°C2.6°C79%1.1°C1017.0hPa0.0mmCALM0km/hr
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Closest Climatic Station

Rolleston
Distance from Lake Nuga Nuga 59.4km 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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