Glenloth Stamping Battery - SA

  Place Name

Position

DEG: -31.1113 135.13
DMS: 31º 06' 40.68" S 135º 07' 48.02" E
UTM: 53 J 6558056mN 512396mE
Altitude: 132.32m

Description

Place Type

Population - Place Name

Location

533.06kms NorthWest of Adelaide

Address & Contact

Kingoonya SA 5710
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: N/A

Information

Situated in the locality of Lake Harris, gold was first noted here by the Government Geologist in 1894, after he had inspected the region late in 1893.

In 1904 a five-stamp battery had been built on the shore of Lake Harris, worked by a 14 horse-power engine, with a vertical boiler.

The site has a locked gate with a (new) sign that trespassers will be prosecuted and clearly does not welcome sightseers. Mining nearby has intermittently been happening over recent years. There is an old very deep mine-shaft outside of the locked gate just off the road nearby that is not in use.
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Closest Weather Station

Tarcoola at 20/09:30pm CDT
Distance from Glenloth Stamping Battery 69.29km NW
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
25.7°C22.6°C24%3.6°C1015.4hPa0.0mmSSE9km/hr
5knots
13km/hr
7knots

Closest Climatic Station

Tarcoola Aero
Distance from Glenloth Stamping Battery 69.29km NW
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C36.835.131.427.122.418.818.821.225.227.931.433.7
Mean Min. °C19.819.316.012.17.95.14.65.59.011.715.517.3
Mean Rain mm12.228.116.010.211.413.510.112.010.217.819.823.5

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