Reverend John Flynn Memorial - NT

  Point of Interest

Position

DEG: -19.434971 134.207199
DMS: 19º 26' 5.9" S 134º 12' 25.92" E
UTM: 53 K 7850851mN 416775mE
Altitude: 329m

Description

Place Type

Recreation - Point of Interest

Location

852.2kms SouthEast of Darwin - Driving 964 km (10 hours 58 mins)

Address & Contact

87
Warumungu NT 0852
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Information

One of the many monuments throughout Central Australia dedicated to John Flynn. This one is at the junction of the Stuart and Barkly Highways about twenty kilometres north of Tennant Creek.
In Alice Springs itself is the Flynn Memorial Church, designed by Arthur Philpott and built as a lasting memorial to Flynn for his tremendous achievements for the people of the Outback.
Its foundation stone was laid by the then Prime Minister R.G. Menzies in June 1954 and officially opened on 5 May 1956. On one of the plaques one can read 'For Christ and the Continent. This Church has been erected by the Australian Inland Mission to the Glory of God and in the memory of the Very Rev. John Flynn, D.D., O.B.E., Superintendent A.I.M., 1912-1951; founder Royal Flying Doctor Service; Moderator-General Presbyterian Church, 1939-1942. He spread a mantle of safety over the inland.'

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Closest Weather Station

Tennant Creek at 20/10:00am CST
Distance from Reverend John Flynn Memorial 23.17km S
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
28.4°C28.9°C64%20.9°C1007.5hPa0.0mmNE19km/hr
10knots
28km/hr
15knots

Closest Climatic Station

Tennant Creek Airport
Distance from Reverend John Flynn Memorial 23.17km S
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C36.735.734.331.627.524.424.527.531.634.736.437.2
Mean Min. °C25.024.523.220.316.312.812.214.418.421.723.724.9
Mean Rain mm110.0124.357.418.08.55.24.91.67.920.641.170.2

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