Georgina Gidgee Interdunes, QAA Line - QLD

  Point of Interest

Position

DEG: -25.898277 138.507004
DMS: 25º 53' 53.8" S 138º 30' 25.21" E
UTM: 54 J 7133207mN 250243mE
Altitude: 34.99m

Description

Place Type

Recreation - Point of Interest

Location

84.81kms West of Birdsville
354.97kms NorthEast of Oodnadatta
360.11kms SouthWest of Boulia
396.34kms NorthEast of William Creek

Address & Contact

Simpson Desert National Park
Queensland
Phone: N/A
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Information

Georgina Gidgee, also known as Acacia Georginae is the only tree of any size that occurs in the park’s dune system. This tree species grows throughout the Georgina Basin – hence it’s name Georgina Gidgee. The tree contains the chemicals sodium fluro-acetate which is the active constituent in the poison 1080 – a poison commonly used to control feral animals. Another similar tree although occurring to the east of the park boundary in the Eyre Creek channels is the Coolibah Eucalyptus (Coolabah).
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Weather

Closest Weather Station

Birdsville at 05/08:00pm EST
Distance from Georgina Gidgee Interdunes, QAA Line 83.99km E
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
32.1°C27.5°C14%1.3°C1007.4hPa0.0mmS15km/hr
8knots
19km/hr
10knots

Closest Climatic Station

Birdsville Airport
Distance from Georgina Gidgee Interdunes, QAA Line 83.99km E
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C40.238.135.231.825.621.121.824.729.932.936.038.5
Mean Min. °C26.424.721.717.111.27.37.08.713.617.021.223.8
Mean Rain mm20.933.040.51.36.411.85.44.17.211.418.28.4

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