Princess Royal Fortress - WA

  Point of Interest

Position

DEG: -35.0298 117.915001
DMS: 35º 01' 47.28" S 117º 54' 54" E
UTM: 50 H 6123270mN 583466mE
Altitude: 115.98m

Description

Place Type

Recreation - Point of Interest

Location

391.04kms SouthEast of Perth - Driving 416 km (4 hours 30 mins)

Address & Contact

1378 Forts Rd
Mt Clarence WA 6330
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: N/A

Information

Princess Royal Fortress ... Location: Forts Road, Albany (off Marine Drive)
Albany Barracks and the Princess Royal Battery, Military Heritage Centre - Australian War Memorial Gallery, Padre White National Memorial, HMAS Perth Interpretive Centre, First Dawn Service Display
Australian Light Horse Museum.
In 1791, Captain George Vancouver claimed the southern part of Western Australia for the British Crown. This strategic position led to the Princess Royal Fortress being built on Mt Adelaide in 1893 as the first Federal defence in Australia.

http://www.forts.albany.wa.gov.au/index.html


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Closest Weather Station

Albany at 16/09:00am WST
Distance from Princess Royal Fortress 3.11km W
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
14.8°C9.6°C74%10.2°ChPa0.1mmNNW28km/hr
15knots
km/hr
knots

Closest Climatic Station

Albany
Distance from Princess Royal Fortress 3.11km W
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C22.822.922.220.918.616.615.716.317.218.420.421.9
Mean Min. °C15.215.514.712.710.79.18.18.39.310.412.414.0
Mean Rain mm24.022.738.568.9117.1133.2143.6126.0101.778.845.229.9

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