Holland Rocks - WA

  Camp Fee

Position

DEG: -33.357758 118.748711
DMS: 33º 21' 27.93" S 118º 44' 55.36" E
UTM: 50 H 6307685mN 662705mE
Altitude: 318.02m

Description

Place Type

Camps & Accom - Camp Fee

Location

312.5kms SouthEast of Perth - Driving 409 km (5 hours 23 mins)

Address & Contact

Holland Soak Rd
Pingrup WA 6343
Phone: N/A
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Information

Situated by the very edge of the Holland Tank Rd and clearly visible is a large concrete water tank - but it was not put here or used by John Holland. Commonly mistakenly refered to as The Holland Tank, this site is accurately named Holland Rocks due to a fascinating water harvesting system that John Holland and his sandalwood pulling teams created for harvesting water off the granite rock beds that lie just behind the concrete water tank. So follow the track at this junction that lead behind the tank and you will access the Holland Rocks. Holland camped here in April 1893 however neither he, nor his party constructed this tank which was placed here in later years. Note - a site by the name of Holland Tank is just a depression in the ground and lies just out of Nyabing township.
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Closest Weather Station

Newdegate at 25/02:30am WST
Distance from Holland Rocks 28.48km N
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
17.3°C15.8°C71%12.0°C1007.0hPa0.0mmS11km/hr
6knots
13km/hr
7knots

Closest Climatic Station

Newdegate Research Station
Distance from Holland Rocks 28.48km N
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C30.930.428.224.220.216.615.216.218.723.127.129.2
Mean Min. °C13.914.212.610.27.25.14.04.14.86.910.011.8
Mean Rain mm19.021.421.226.243.749.647.643.433.923.422.015.2

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