Railway Cottages - SA

 

Position

DEG: -34.033611 139.673004
DMS: 34º 02' 1" S 139º 40' 22.81" E
UTM: 54 H 6233323mN 377499mE
Altitude: 28.94m

Description

Place Type

Recreation - Point of Interest

Location

139.99kms NorthEast of Adelaide - Driving 167 km (2 hours 9 mins)
635.33kms NorthWest of Melbourne - Driving 790 km (8 hours 22 mins)

Address & Contact

4-6 Railway Terrace
Morgan SA 5320
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: N/A

Information

Four cottages were erected here about 1879 to house railway employees. As the employees kept goats and the numbers rose alarmingly, the Council stipulated that each employee was only allowed to keep a maximum of five goats and changed an annual registration fee of one shilling per goat (Ten Cents in today's Money). Today, descendants of these goats are to be seen in the nearby scrub and around the cliffs facing the Murray River.
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Closest Weather Station

TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts

Closest Climatic Station

Gluepot Reserve (Gluepot)
Distance from Railway Cottages 51.46km 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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