Level Post Bay - SA



DEG: -28.9802 137.736
DMS: 28º 58' 48.72" S 137º 44' 9.57" E
UTM: 53 J 6791123mN 766591mE
Altitude: -15m


Place Type

Geography - Bay,Inlet,Cove


664.61kms North of Adelaide

Address & Contact

The Sill SA
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: https://www.parks.sa.gov.au/know-before-you-go/closures-and-alerts/200604-kati-thanda-lake-eyre-np-level-post-bay


Level Post Bay was named by Warren Bonython in 1949 when he used a "level post" to monitor water levels in the "great flood of 1949 - 50". At or near this point the water reaches the greatest depth when Lake Eyre North floods, as occurred during 1974 – 75, when a water depth of 6.6m was recorded.

The Level Post Bay Track has been a popular PAR (public access route) enabling visitors to drive to this point however has now been officially closed to the public due to BHP mining works in the area and is closed indefinitely.
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Marree Comparison
Distance from Level Post Bay 80.72km SE
Mean Max. °C37.936.833.928.523.119.619.121.425.729.533.336.1
Mean Min. °C21.421.
Mean Rain mm17.221.214.410.713.313.710.09.110.613.212.016.5

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