Smokey Lane - SA

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Position

DEG: -29.886921 131.673599
DMS: 29º 53' 12.92" S 131º 40' 24.96" E
UTM: 52 J 6690741mN 758202mE
Altitude: 178.99m

Description

Place Type

Population - Place Name

Location

858.04kms NorthWest of Adelaide

Address & Contact

West St
Maralinga SA 5710
Phone: N/A
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Information

Along this section of road once stood dozens of smoke rocket launchers. The smoke rockets were used during the testing of each nuclear explosion, launched just before detonation to leave a trail of smoke in the sky.This can be seen as the cross hatch effect as the mushroom cloud billows upwards.
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TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts

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Nullarbor
Distance from Smokey Lane 188.78km SW
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C27.927.826.524.821.418.818.219.622.424.326.026.7
Mean Min. °C15.716.114.111.68.96.35.15.87.910.212.414.2
Mean Rain mm11.113.221.822.429.730.227.324.517.818.216.815.3

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