Youngoona Hut - SA

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Position

DEG: -31.33156 138.652496
DMS: 31º 19' 53.62" S 138º 39' 8.99" E
UTM: 54 J 6531272mN 276643mE
Altitude: 405m

Description

Address & Contact

Brachina Gorge Rd
Blinman SA 5730
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Information

Youngoona hut is one of a number of outstations huts established on reliable waters by Fredrick Hayward in 1852 from his head station at Aroona. Shepard's were employed to tend sheep flocks before the introduction of fencing. Sheep were generally yarded at night to protect them them attacks by dingoes.

These shepard's huts were built entirely of local material using mud mortared stone chimneys & mud sealed vertical pine walls were weatherproofed with ‘whitewash’. The roofs were thatched with reeds & grasses while the floors were formed from rammed earth or flagstones.
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Closest Weather Station

Hawker at 04/09:00am CST
Distance from Youngoona Hut 64.81km S
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
9.5°C7.9°C91%8.1°C1015.9hPa0.0mmESE6km/hr
3knots
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Closest Climatic Station

Hawker
Distance from Youngoona Hut 64.81km S
 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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