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    Iron Range Queensland Australia

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Lat 12° 41' 60S Long 143° 18' 0E  Iron Range is located on the east coast of Cape York Peninsula in Queensland in Australia.

James McMurria recalls in Fight For Survival, page 30
"There was no town, no village, no farmers, or ranchers that I ever saw living around Iron Range, Australia. There were some crude docking facilities in its sheltered harbor a few miles from the airstrip, but I never saw anyone tending it. Occasionally an ancient Australian barge of some dreary type would pull in there and a handful of Aussies

Iron Range Airfield (Lockhart River)
Built by the US Army, still in use today

CAC Boomerang Serial Number 46-87 Tail LB-V
Pilot O'Brien crashed October 20, 1943

B-24D "The Condor" Serial Number 41-23718
Pilot Thornhill crashed November 15, 1942

 

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Last Updated
February 4, 2018

 

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