Captain Charles Sturt Memorial - SA

  Historic Site


DEG: -34.388279 138.998901
DMS: 34º 23' 17.8" S 138º 59' 56.04" E
UTM: 54 H 6192976mN 316034mE
Altitude: 273m


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741 Truro Rd
Koonunga SA 5373
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On the 15th August 1844, during Captain Charles Sturt Central Australian Exploring Expedition, Sturt rested here at Koonunga Homestead, which was the Homestead of the Pioneer Pastoralist, Captain Charles Hervey Bagot.

During Captain Sturt’s exploring expedition, his principal discoveries were the Barrier and Grey Ranges and the Cooper and Eyre Creeks.
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Distance from Captain Charles Sturt Memorial 9.78km S
Mean Max. °C30.029.525.721.917.414.013.414.817.820.725.227.1
Mean Min. °C14.514.611.
Mean Rain mm15.423.430.133.547.854.152.554.658.538.533.336.8

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