The Overland Telegraph Line Memorial - SA

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Position

DEG: -28.934299 136.376999
DMS: 28º 56' 3.48" S 136º 22' 37.2" E
UTM: 53 J 6798513mN 634211mE
Altitude: 78m

Description

Address & Contact

Oodnadatta Track
William Creek SA 5710
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Information

The Australian Overland Telegraph Line was a 3200 km telegraph line that connected Darwin with Port Augusta in South Australia. Completed in 1872, the Overland Telegraph Line allowed fast communication between Australia and the rest of the world. An additional section was added in 1877 with the completion of the Western Australian section of the line. It was one of the great engineering feats of 19th century Australia and probably the most significant milestone in Australia's telegraphic history.
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Closest Weather Station

Coober Pedy Airport at 28/03:30pm CDT
Distance from The Overland Telegraph Line Memorial 161.24km W
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
28.2°C24.7°C13%-2.8°C1014.9hPa0.0mmNE6km/hr
3knots
20km/hr
11knots

Closest Climatic Station

Coober Pedy Airport
Distance from The Overland Telegraph Line Memorial 161.24km W
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C36.735.431.527.121.918.418.420.925.528.331.934.1
Mean Min. °C22.221.718.214.29.96.86.47.611.214.017.719.8
Mean Rain mm13.814.310.06.38.712.95.36.87.912.713.319.7

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