Appealinna Ruins - SA

  Ruins

Position

DEG: -31.4342 138.699005
DMS: 31º 26' 3.12" S 138º 41' 56.42" E
UTM: 54 J 6519985mN 281308mE
Altitude: 646.06m

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Flinders Ranges National Park
Blinman SA 5730
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Information

The Appealinna ruins are reached via a track approximately 20 kilometres north of the Wilpena turnoff on Hawker-Blinman Road. Then by a track about 1km north of the Wirrealpa turn-off on the Blinman Road. Joseph Wills, a local pastoralist in the 1850s, built the homestead and stockyards on the southern side of the creek, while the ruins on the north side were once a busy mining settlement. The flat stone quarried on-site and used in the construction of these buildings is a unique feature of Appealinna.

Interpretive signs have been erected around Appealinna for your reading pleasure, as well as a carpark and picnic table. No toilets though, except for the single-seater that was built approximately 150 paces from Wills' homestead. This bucket-style dunny has a rear hatch for the removal and emptying of its bucket.

Camping is no longer permitted here. Day use only.
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Closest Weather Station

Hawker at 18/09:00am CST
Distance from Appealinna Ruins 55.93km SW
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
9.0°C7.5°C87%6.9°C1018.9hPa2.0mmNE4km/hr
2knots
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Closest Climatic Station

Hawker
Distance from Appealinna Ruins 55.93km SW
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C34.333.430.125.520.016.415.917.821.725.729.331.8
Mean Min. °C18.018.014.911.07.14.43.74.36.89.813.615.8
Mean Rain mm19.921.016.719.430.638.233.731.827.724.623.222.0

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