Colley Hill - SA

  Mountain,Peak,Hill

Position

DEG: -33.094662 134.747223
DMS: 33º 05' 40.78" S 134º 44' 50" E
UTM: 53 H 6338190mN 476412mE
Altitude: 108.49m

Description

Place Type

Geography - Mountain,Peak,Hill

Location

409.77kms NorthWest of Adelaide - Driving 636 km (7 hours 38 mins)

Address & Contact

Colley SA
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: N/A

Information

Colley Hill
Section 19, Hundred of Witera on Eyre Peninsula. Named after R.B. Colley who held an adjacent pastoral lease.
The Colley School was inexplicably opened as "Collie" in 1913; it closed in 1939.

Observer,
25 May 1912, page 41e:
The two recently established half-time schools, Conglima and Collie [sic], are in the midst of a dense scrub where the settler has much to do in the way of clearing... At Collie the school had only been opened five days and the children, not having attended school before, had all been placed in the junior class. A bright girl of 17 years and 10 months, who was picked out as the best, attempted to read, but failed to do so..
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Weather

Closest Weather Station

Minnipa RS at 27/04:30am CST
Distance from Colley Hill 46.95km NE
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
6.2°C1.1°C85%3.9°C1024.0hPa0.0mmENE20km/hr
11knots
24km/hr
13knots

Closest Climatic Station

Minnipa Dpi
Distance from Colley Hill 46.95km NE
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C33.232.428.625.120.216.716.217.821.724.828.730.3
Mean Min. °C15.916.114.012.09.77.46.66.88.210.012.614.1
Mean Rain mm8.213.523.113.025.335.032.936.428.823.116.020.5

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