Lake Kenyon - VIC

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  Water Body,River,Stream,Falls

Position

DEG: -35.039131 141.75827
DMS: 35º 02' 20.87" S 141º 45' 29.77" E
UTM: 54 H 6122355mN 569161mE
Altitude: 38m

Description

Place Type

Geography - Water Body,River,Stream,Falls

Location

288.74kms East of Adelaide - Driving 328 km (4 hours 10 mins)
421.16kms NorthWest of Melbourne - Driving 511 km (5 hours 59 mins)
672.41kms West of Canberra - Driving 853 km (9 hours 28 mins)

Address & Contact

3496
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: N/A

Information

The ‘Pink’ colour of the lakes is caused by a red pigment secreted by an alga called Dunaliella salina, which appears in the lakes after winter rains. The colours, ranging from a deep pink to a pure glistening white, are best seen during Spring - early or late in the day, during bright moon-lit nights or when it is cloudy. In fact, during most times of the year, the Pink Lakes are a pretty amazing sight.
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Weather

Closest Weather Station

Walpeup at 24/03:30am EDT
Distance from Lake Kenyon 24.09km E
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
11.9°C8.9°C84%9.3°ChPa0.0mmSSW15km/hr
8knots
20km/hr
11knots

Closest Climatic Station

Walpeup Research
Distance from Lake Kenyon 24.09km E
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C31.831.227.922.918.315.114.616.419.523.126.829.8
Mean Min. °C15.215.413.110.07.75.54.85.46.98.811.413.5
Mean Rain mm22.223.421.422.530.729.632.835.031.233.828.024.9

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