Lasseters Cave - NT



DEG: -25.0195 129.397483
DMS: 25º 01' 10.2" S 129º 23' 50.91" E
UTM: 52 J 7232834mN 540104mE
Altitude: 645.98m


Place Type

Geography - Cave,Sinkhole


161.59kms West of Yulara
193.18kms South of Kintore
309.14kms NorthEast of Warburton
891.38kms NorthWest of Ceduna

Address & Contact

Petermann NT 0872
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
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Lasseter's Cave on the Hull River - no camping. Water tank, picnic tables and shade hut. A lovely spot for a short walk and lunch stop.

Lewis Harold Bell Lasseter was a gold prospector in the area who became stranded when his camels bolted in the heat of summer in January 1931 leaving him with no provisions. He actually sheltered in the tiny cave alongside the running waters of the Hull River for 25 days waiting for his relief party to find him but when they didn't come he set out to walk to the Olgas. He only carried 1.7L of water and made just 55 kilometres before dying.
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Closest Weather Station

TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts

Closest Climatic Station

Giles Meteorological Office
Distance from Lasseters Cave 110.41km W
Mean Max. °C37.336.033.729.423.720.320.022.627.431.634.335.7
Mean Min. °C23.622.920.516.511.
Mean Rain mm30.145.636.815.519.817.711.710.211.115.727.545.1

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