Jeep wreck on the Anna Plains Track - WA

  Point of Interest

Position

DEG: -19.937679 122.873199
DMS: 19º 56' 15.65" S 122º 52' 23.52" E
UTM: 51 K 7795410mN 486731mE
Altitude: 103m

Description

Place Type

Recreation - Point of Interest

Location

180.26kms SouthEast of Bidyadanga Community
260.14kms SouthWest of Yungngora
353.65kms East of Marble Bar
499.25kms NorthEast of Newman

Address & Contact

Anna Plains Track
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: N/A

Information

It’s provenance is unknown at this point but enquiries with some of those who knew this area in the 60’s and 70’s leads us to believe that the vehicle may have been abandoned after striking difficulties while headed to Anna Plains or similar for a Gymkhana possibly in the 70’s early 80’s. The track saw a lot more use in this period and the decade of the 80’s due to the oil and mineral exploration being undertaken in the Great Sandy.

The vehicle has certainly been stripped in the intervening years and has largely subsided into the shifting sands of the Great Sandy Desert.
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Weather

Closest Weather Station

Bidyadanga at 10/09:00am WST
Distance from Jeep wreck on the Anna Plains Track 180.36km NW
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
30.5°C32.6°C44%17.1°C1011.5hPa0.0mmE2km/hr
1knots
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Closest Climatic Station

Bidyadanga
Distance from Jeep wreck on the Anna Plains Track 180.36km NW
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C34.434.135.335.632.429.829.531.032.834.234.935.0
Mean Min. °C26.025.624.922.118.315.313.914.917.521.023.925.7
Mean Rain mm126.9137.797.625.325.220.28.42.11.31.07.854.9

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