Dalhousie Springs Homestead (ruins) - SA

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DEG: -26.5137 135.469
DMS: 26º 30' 49.32" S 135º 28' 8.38" E
UTM: 53 J 7067340mN 546731mE
Altitude: 121.9m


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Oodnadatta SA 5734
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The Dalhousie homestead buildings were constructed from springs limestone. The limestone blocks were well-dressed and brought to accurate courses in the process of construction. The buildings were built sometime between 1872 and 1885. This small settlement consisted of the homestead, a shed, workmen's quarters, blacksmith's shop and the stockyards. The homestead is thought to be the earliest structure. The fence was erected to protect the building from being undermined by rabbits.
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TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts

Closest Climatic Station

Oodnadatta Airport
Distance from Dalhousie Springs Homestead (ruins) 115.77km S
Mean Max. °C37.936.633.728.523.219.919.622.126.630.333.736.3
Mean Min. °C23.022.319.
Mean Rain mm22.932.214.310.912.711.710.08.19.913.913.017.1

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