Cameco Exploration Lease Junction - WA

  Junction,Intersection,Turn Off

Position

DEG: -22.3139 122.1008
DMS: 22º 18' 50.04" S 122º 06' 2.88" E
UTM: 51 K 7532152mN 407387mE
Altitude: 367.38m

Description

Place Type

Infrastructure - Junction,Intersection,Turn Off

Location

210.68kms East of Nullagine
403.31kms South of Bidyadanga Community
510.63kms North of Wiluna
585.16kms West of Kiwirrkurra

Address & Contact

Telfer WA
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: N/A

Information

Uranium was discovered in the Kintyre area in 1985 by CRA Exploration Pty Ltd, now Rio Tinto. Due to depressed uranium prices, they placed the project in care and maintenance mode in 1998. The deposit was initially within the Rudall River National Park, but the area enclosing the deposit was excised from the park in 1994 (funny that).The camp was dismantled and the site "rehabilitated" in 2002. The Kintyre property was acquired in 2008 by a joint venture between Cameco Corporation and Mitsubishi Development Pty Ltd. Now here comes the sinister part; “Cameco” - Canadian Mining and Energy Corporation. Damn those Canadians.
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Weather

Closest Weather Station

Telfer at 17/04:30pm WST
Distance from Cameco Exploration Lease Junction 68.1km N
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
31.7°C27.3°C22%7.4°C1015.6hPa0.0mmESE20km/hr
11knots
30km/hr
16knots

Closest Climatic Station

Telfer Aero
Distance from Cameco Exploration Lease Junction 68.1km N
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C40.638.637.334.529.125.325.328.432.737.039.440.2
Mean Min. °C26.025.423.920.615.311.910.612.516.520.823.425.4
Mean Rain mm49.1102.777.320.018.914.313.25.42.52.916.546.9

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