Old Scab Inspectors Cottage - SA

  Point of Interest

Position

DEG: -33.94083 140.994995
DMS: 33º 56' 26.99" S 140º 59' 41.98" E
UTM: 54 H 6244405mN 499537mE
Altitude: 25.07m

Description

Place Type

Recreation - Point of Interest

Location

246kms NorthEast of Adelaide
559.43kms NorthWest of Melbourne
760.86kms West of Canberra

Address & Contact

Chowilla Game Reserve
South Australia
Phone: N/A
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Information

Built in 1871, this was the second Inspectors residence built after the first cottage was damaged beyond repairs from flooding. When you visit this site, think how remote it would have been 140 years ago. Near the site, a small welded plate marks the final resting place for a Police Constable, his wife and young family that died from diphtheria. After the closure of the Stock Inspectors Office, this structure was used as a Customs House.
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Closest Weather Station

Renmark Airport at 02/04:00pm CST
Distance from Old Scab Inspectors Cottage 40.96km SW
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
13.2°C6.9°C53%3.8°C1018.7hPa0.0mmWSW26km/hr
14knots
33km/hr
18knots

Closest Climatic Station

Lake Victoria Storage
Distance from Old Scab Inspectors Cottage 27.22km 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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