Pump Shed - SA

  Point of Interest

Position

DEG: -33.918892 140.952499
DMS: 33º 55' 8.01" S 140º 57' 9" E
UTM: 54 H 6246836mN 495609mE
Altitude: 22.03m

Description

Place Type

Recreation - Point of Interest

Location

243.64kms NorthEast of Adelaide - Driving 300 km (4 hours 15 mins)
563.79kms NorthWest of Melbourne - Driving 727 km (8 hours 48 mins)
765.25kms West of Canberra - Driving 987 km (11 hours 41 mins)

Address & Contact

Chowilla Game Reserve
South Australia
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Information

This Pump Shed is still a functional pumping structure, still in use on Chowilla Station. It is also near this site that Charles Todd set up his temporary observatory to calculate the correct 141st Meridian of Longitude back in 1868. Also you will note the high water marks on the shed showing the height of past flood levels.
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Closest Weather Station

TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts

Closest Climatic Station

Lake Victoria Storage
Distance from Pump Shed 31.79km SE
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C32.131.628.423.519.015.715.317.220.423.727.330.3
Mean Min. °C16.516.514.010.57.75.85.36.18.110.613.215.3
Mean Rain mm19.519.414.618.123.723.124.923.724.127.323.720.7

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