AUS - AUSTRALIA
ALTONA
Description Circuit built in 1953-1954. After two years of racing the circuit disappeared under water during the winter of 1955. The waters receded, but by early 1956 it was obvious that the surface was to badly damaged and racing was abandoned.
Location Altona
VIC - Victoria
Location Around Cherry Lake, North of Altona
Latitude - Longitude - 37°51'31"     +144°50'04"
-37.858611     144.834444
UTM Coordinates X = 309494.21  -  Y = 5807662.11  -  Zone 55H
Aerial photo / Map (*) Aerial photo / Map (*) OpenStreetMap  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Google Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Bing Maps  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Flash Earth  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) Wikimapia  -   Aerial photo / Map (*) NearMap
Altitude AMSL 4 m - 13 ft
Inauguration 1953
Closing 1955
Designer  
Sources and links (Translation) (**)
(1) English www.racingcircuits.netMotor Racing Circuits Database
(2) English www.silhouet.com/motorsport/tracks/altona.htmlThe GEL Motorsport - Tracks Around The World

(*) NOTE: a complete and detailed view of the circuit can be found (if available) on Street View by Google Maps and/or Bird's Eye and 3D views by Bing Maps for Enterprise (former Microsoft Virtual Earth): both can be reached using their own link in Aerial photo / Map cell.

(**) For on-line not-English speaking sources, click on each small flag and you open the corresponding Google Translator page with automatic translation.

Altona
Description  
Years 1953÷1955
Direction Clockwise   Clockwise
Progetto Proposal NO
No longer operational YES
Car Circuit  
Motorbike circuit  
Type Road course
Inauguration 1953
Closing 1955
Last update of this page January 2nd 2008
Info last update  
Designer  
Distinctive points  
length 3701  m 12144  ft 2.3  mi   (1)





Updates
Date Track layout Years Description by Map by Thanks to Note
January 1st 2008     Guido de Carli   Michel Marti New Description without map
Not all eventual updates issued in last years are already visible in this list
 
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