Poolowanna No. 1 Oil Well (Abandoned) - SA

  Tourist Attraction


DEG: -26.427528 137.672333
DMS: 26º 25' 39.1" S 137º 40' 20.4" E
UTM: 53 J 7074201mN 766524mE
Altitude: 42.81m


Place Type

Recreation - Tourist Attraction


946.63kms North of Adelaide

Address & Contact

Simpson Desert Conservation Park
South Australia
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One of 3 oil wells in this region. Spudded on 5th March 1989 and taking 4 weeks to reach 8823 feet or 2689 metres. Now used to monitor water quality in the Great Artesian Basin.
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Closest Weather Station

TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts

Closest Climatic Station

Birdsville Airport
Distance from Poolowanna No. 1 Oil Well (Abandoned) 177.12km E
Mean Max. °C40.
Mean Min. °C26.424.721.717.
Mean Rain mm20.933.

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