The Wharf - SA

  Point of Interest

Position

DEG: -34.035 139.673904
DMS: 34º 02' 6" S 139º 40' 26.06" E
UTM: 54 H 6233170mN 377584mE
Altitude: 17.8m

Description

Place Type

Recreation - Point of Interest

Location

139.94kms NorthEast of Adelaide - Driving 167 km (2 hours 10 mins)
635.17kms NorthWest of Melbourne - Driving 790 km (8 hours 22 mins)

Address & Contact

South Australia 5321
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Information

This famous wharf was and still remains one of the most impressive examples of it's kind on the entire Murray River. As Port Morgan became a huge success, during the height of the Paddle Steamer trade between 1880 and 1915, the massive 550 meter, red and blue gum wharf had 5 water hydraulic cranes, with gangs of up to 50 men working continuous 24 hour shifts. Today's remaining section of wharf was restored between 1996 and 1998.
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Weather

Closest Weather Station

Gluepot at 10/09:00am CST
Distance from The Wharf 51.48km NE
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
8.8°C8.0°C96%8.2°ChPa0.1mmSSW2km/hr
1knots
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Closest Climatic Station

Gluepot Reserve (Gluepot)
Distance from The Wharf 51.48km NE
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C33.832.729.025.020.517.216.919.022.625.329.231.1
Mean Min. °C15.815.512.18.26.04.23.54.36.88.612.413.7
Mean Rain mm14.824.317.017.618.824.521.818.621.625.531.136.7

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