Fountain Springs Rest Area - QLD

  Rest Area

Position

DEG: -20.80027 139.996506
DMS: 20º 48' 0.97" S 139º 59' 47.42" E
UTM: 54 K 7699632mN 395566mE
Altitude: 339.03m

Description

Place Type

Infrastructure - Rest Area

Location

754.51kms SouthWest of Daintree - Driving 1298 km (14 hours 38 mins)

Address & Contact

Barkly Hwy
Cloncurry QLD 4824
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: N/A

Information

This is a very popular overnight Rest Area on the Barkly Hwy during the tourist season, It is 60.2klm from the Mount Isa KMart, and 60.8klm from the Cloncurry Shell Service Station.
It is only 250m from this Rest Area toward Cloncurry to the turn off to the Fountain Springs Falls.
And 3.6klm West to the Mary Kathleen Townsite.
If you are there at the right time you could see these local Mt Isa cars shown below, the rest area is a favorite spot for the proud owners to put their cars on display ,
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Weather

Closest Weather Station

Mount Isa at 18/02:30am EST
Distance from Fountain Springs Rest Area 54.62km W
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
30.2°C25.0°C14%-0.2°C1002.9hPa0.0mmS17km/hr
9knots
19km/hr
10knots

Closest Climatic Station

Mount Isa Aero
Distance from Fountain Springs Rest Area 54.62km W
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C36.335.334.231.827.824.824.727.331.234.636.437.1
Mean Min. °C23.723.421.718.413.89.98.610.214.218.521.423.0
Mean Rain mm116.4101.364.915.113.05.95.93.76.719.239.074.0

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