Waukaringa - SA

  Historic Site

Position

DEG: -32.299339 139.438828
DMS: 32º 17' 57.62" S 139º 26' 19.78" E
UTM: 54 H 6425314mN 353012mE
Altitude: 330.84m

Description

Address & Contact

Waukaringa SA 5710
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Information

Gold was discovered in this area in 1873 which later led to the establishment of the Waukaringa township. The town was abandoned in the 1950's. Ruins of only a few buildings remain, principally the former Waukaringa Hotel.

Visitors can locate the nearby goldfields. A stone chimney from the Alma and Victoria mine is still visible. There were 4 mines in the area: Alma & Victoria, Alma Extended, West Waukaringa and Balaclava.
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Weather

Closest Weather Station

Yunta at 25/01:34pm CST
Distance from Waukaringa 32.38km S
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
9.6°C1.5°C74%5.2°C1011.9hPa1.0mmSSW37km/hr
20knots
57km/hr
31knots

Closest Climatic Station

Yunta Airstrip
Distance from Waukaringa 32.38km S
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C34.132.228.524.619.215.915.417.621.924.528.431.4
Mean Min. °C16.516.012.68.85.43.73.04.06.79.112.714.2
Mean Rain mm18.523.713.58.49.914.216.712.215.221.731.918.1

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