Lake Cohen - WA

  Water Body,River,Stream,Falls

Position

DEG: -24.456512 125.040451
DMS: 24º 27' 23.44" S 125º 02' 25.62" E
UTM: 51 J 7293705mN 706827mE
Altitude: 414m

Description

Place Type

Geography - Water Body,River,Stream,Falls

Location

241.85kms NorthWest of Warburton
331.99kms SouthWest of Kiwirrkurra
538.78kms NorthEast of Wiluna
659.75kms South of Yungngora

Address & Contact

Lake Cohen
Gibson Desert South WA 0872
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: N/A

Information

Named by Royal Australian Survey Corps after WO2 Cohen, a member of the 1961 reconnaissance survey field party which carried out a series of astro-fixes in the area, Lake Cohen is a broad series of clay pans that fill after significant rainfall within the Gibson Desert region. Bordering the Gary Highway approximately 82 kilometres north of the Gunbarrel Highway. When full, this ephemeral lake covers an area of two square kilometres and provides a haven for migratory birds.
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Weather

Closest Weather Station

Warburton at 04/04:30am WST
Distance from Lake Cohen 242.27km SE
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
12.8°C7.4°C50%2.6°C1028.2hPa0.0mmE20km/hr
11knots
30km/hr
16knots

Closest Climatic Station

Warburton Airfield
Distance from Lake Cohen 242.27km SE
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C38.036.533.929.324.320.720.723.127.931.634.336.6
Mean Min. °C22.922.119.915.110.46.45.77.111.215.518.521.3
Mean Rain mm28.536.731.418.015.417.912.99.85.714.824.731.5

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