Captain Charles Sturt Monument - SA

Point of Interest 


DEG: -34.035 139.672195
DMS: 34º 02' 6" S 139º 40' 19.9" E
UTM: 54 H 6233168mN 377426mE
Altitude: 30.75m
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Place Type

Recreation - Point of Interest


139.83kms NorthEast of Adelaide - Driving 167 km (2 hours 8 mins)
635.28kms NorthWest of Melbourne - Driving 790 km (8 hours 20 mins)

Address & Contact

7 Railway Terrace
Morgan SA 5320
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This monument commemorates the exploration voyage along the Murray River and back in 1830 and later led a Exploration team to Central Australia in 1844 in the hope of finding of what they thought was going to be a vast inland sea, that many early Australian Explorers hoped to find. On both of Sturt's expeditions, he passed the present site of Morgan.

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Closest Weather Station

Nuriootpa at 02/01:00am CDT
Distance from Captain Charles Sturt Monument 78.43km SW
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
8.0°C 4.2°C 64% 1.7°C 1022.1hPa 0.0mm SSW 11km/hr

Closest Climatic Station

Gluepot Reserve (Gluepot)
Distance from Captain Charles Sturt Monument 51.61km NE
 JanFebMarAprMayJun JulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C 33.832.729.025.0 20.517.216.919.0 22.625.329.231.1
Mean Min. °C 15.815.512.18.2 6.88.612.413.7
Mean Rain mm 14.824.317.017.6 18.824.521.818.6 21.625.531.136.7

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