Stretch Memorial and Lookout - SA

  Historic Site

Position

DEG: -32.178299 137.979904
DMS: 32º 10' 41.88" S 137º 58' 47.66" E
UTM: 53 H 6435908mN 780977mE
Altitude: 627m

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Arden Hills 4X4 Track
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A fitting memorial to one of the areas admired characters, with superb views on the Arden Hills 4X4 Track. The drive is for experienced four wheel drivers with a low range due to the steep accents and decents, with large and deep washaways.

Stretch began his working life as a school teacher, and ended up as an opal miner. Stretch was so touched by the beauty of these hills,that when he was stricken with cancer, one of his last requests was to have his ashes spread near this monument.

The Stokes family ask that you please respect this final resting place and leave this memorial intact.
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Closest Weather Station

Port Augusta at 06/12:30pm CDT
Distance from Stretch Memorial and Lookout 44.41km SW
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
31.7°C27.9°C22%7.4°C1010.6hPa0.0mmNNW17km/hr
9knots
26km/hr
14knots

Closest Climatic Station

Port Augusta Aero
Distance from Stretch Memorial and Lookout 44.41km SW
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C34.333.230.327.121.618.117.820.023.826.630.331.9
Mean Min. °C19.419.016.212.88.66.04.85.58.511.515.817.1
Mean Rain mm10.518.219.79.514.923.918.415.319.519.223.125.9

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