Frequently asked questions about West Head, VIC

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Where is West Head?

West Head is in the south of Victoria which is in the southeast of Australia.

What is the latitude and longitude of West Head?

West Head is at a latitude of -38.48614 decimal degrees and a longitude of 145.03265 decimal degrees (GDA94 datum, which is for many practical purposes equivalent to WGS84). Latitude and longitude coordinates may be represented in a variety of different numeric formats:

FormatLatitudeLongitude
Decimal-38.48614145.03265
D MM' SS"38 29' 10" S145 01' 58" E
D MM.MMM'38 29.168' S145 01.959' E

What is the elevation/altitude/height above sea level of West Head?

West Head is at an elevation/altitude/height above sea level of 12.2 m above sea level.

What is the nearest city, town or village to West Head?

The nearest village to West Head is Flinders about 1.81 km away. Flinders has a population of about around 510 (based on the 2001 census). Click here for a map showing West Head and Flinders.

What is the annual rainfall of West Head?

The annual rainfall of West Head is about 782 mm.

What is the most rain West Head has ever received in a day?

The most rain received by West Head in a day was 69 mm. The most rain received by West Head in a October day was around 62 mm.

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