Garfield Waterwheel - VIC

 

Position

DEG: -37.07222 144.259399
DMS: 37º 04' 19.99" S 144º 15' 33.84" E
UTM: 55 H 5893602mN 256357mE
Altitude: 356.56m

Description

Place Type

Recreation - Point of Interest

Location

103.24kms NorthWest of Melbourne - Driving 117 km (1 hour 21 mins)
481.65kms SouthWest of Canberra - Driving 656 km (6 hours 44 mins)
562.96kms SouthEast of Adelaide - Driving 663 km (7 hours 14 mins)

Address & Contact

Leanganook Track
Chewton VIC 3451
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: N/A

Information

The foundations of 22m waterwheel used for gold battery
The wheel was mounted on large stone foundations and was set into motion by a supply of water from a race. The wheel was 22m in diameter and had 220 bucks, it drove the main shaft for the battery stamper and was in operation from the 1880's till 1904
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Closest Weather Station

TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts

Closest Climatic Station

Castlemaine Prison
Distance from Garfield Waterwheel 2.03km SW
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C28.128.324.620.115.712.711.713.315.619.222.625.3
Mean Min. °C12.913.510.87.55.23.42.83.54.96.69.210.8
Mean Rain mm40.338.634.540.356.256.461.067.160.759.448.841.6

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