Lasseter Highway

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Lasseter Highway
Northern Territory
Map of central Australia with Lasseter Highway highlighted in red
General information
Type Highway
Length 244 km (152 mi)
Route number(s) State Route 4
Major junctions
West end Tjukaruru Road, Uluru-Katatjuta National Park
 
  • Yulara Drive
  • Giles Street
  • Luritja Road (State Route 3)
East end Stuart Highway (National Highway 87), Erldunda
Location(s)
Major settlements Yulara, Curtin Springs, Mount Ebenezer
Highway system
Highways in Australia
National HighwayFreeways in Australia
Highways in the Northern Territory

Lasseter Highway is a fully sealed 244 kilometre highway in the Northern Territory of Australia.[1] It connects Yulara, Kata Tjuta and Uluru east to the Stuart Highway at Erldunda.[2] The highway is named after Lewis Hubert (Harold Bell) Lasseter, who claimed to have discovered a fabulously rich gold reef (Lasseter's Reef) west of Kata Tjuta.[3]

Junctions[edit]

Location km[4] mi Destinations Notes
Yulara 0 0.0 Tjukaruru Road Route 4 continues to Kata Tjuta then to the Western Australian border becoming the Great Central Road
Yulara Drive
1.5 0.93 Giles Street
Petermann 95 59 Mulga Park Road
180 110 Luritja Road (State Route 3)
Erldunda 288 179 Stuart Highway (National Highway 87) – Adelaide, Darwin
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Hema, Maps (2007). Australia Road and 4WD Atlas (Map). Eight Mile Plains Queensland: Hema Maps. pp. 100–101. ISBN 978-1-86500-456-3. 
  2. ^ Department of Transport (April 1998). "Map of all NT Roads" (PDF). Northern Territory Government. Archived (PDF) from the original on 5 May 2013. Retrieved 13 January 2014. 
  3. ^ Brooks, Sally (2 September 2011). "Photo essay" (PDF). Centralian Advocate. p. 7. Archived (PDF) from the original on 3 June 2014. Retrieved 3 June 2014. 
  4. ^ Google (18 January 2017). "Lasseter Highway" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 18 January 2017.