Callanna - SA

  Tourist Attraction


DEG: -29.641029 137.921005
DMS: 29º 38' 27.71" S 137º 55' 15.62" E
UTM: 53 J 6717423mN 782796mE
Altitude: 57.9m


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Oodnadatta Track
SA 5733
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Callanna Siding is the first of many relics of the Old Ghan railway line located 14km from Marree on the Oodnadatta Track. Travellers along the Oodnadatta Track can enjoy stopping at each of these sidings and exploring the ruins.

An impressive water tank (abandoned) and standpipe is all that remains at Callanna Siding but is worth a visit.

These railway sidings were used to refill the steam locomotives of the old ghan railway. Fettlers lived in small cottages at the sidings and maintained the site as well as the railway line between the sidings.
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Marree Comparison
Distance from Callanna 13.8km E
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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