Buchanan Highway

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Buchanan Highway

Map of north-western Australia with Buchanan Highway highlighted in red
General information
Length393 km (244 mi)
Route number(s)
  • National Route 80
  • C80 (future route number)
Major junctions
West end Victoria Highway (National Highway 1), Timber Creek
  Buntine Highway (National Route 96)
East end Stuart Highway (National Highway 87), Birdum
viaGregory National Park, Victoria River Downs, Top Springs

The Buchanan Highway, Northern Territory, Australia runs west from Birdum on the Stuart Highway crossing the Buntine Highway at Top Springs and eventually connecting with the Victoria Highway near Timber Creek.[1] It is unsealed for its entire length, at 393 kilometres.[2] Funding for maintenance is provided by the Northern Territory government.[3]

Major intersections[edit]

The only major intersection on this road is with the Buntine Highway (National Route 96) at Top Springs.

See also[edit]

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  1. ^ Department of Transport (April 1998). "Map of all NT Roads" (PDF). Northern Territory Government. Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 May 2013. Retrieved 13 January 2014.
  2. ^ Hema, Maps (2007). Australia Road and 4WD Atlas (Map). Eight Mile Plains Queensland: Hema Maps. pp. 96–98. ISBN 978-1-86500-456-3.
  3. ^ "Funding for NT roads". 24 April 2010. Archived from the original on 6 March 2014. Retrieved 6 March 2014.
  • The Readers Digest Great World Atlas, 1975
  • Times Atlas of the World, Concise Edition, (Australia and New Zealand Edition), 8th Edition 2002. ISBN 0-00-766185-1