Observatory Hill - SA

  Survey Marks


DEG: -28.967461 132.066498
DMS: 28º 58' 2.86" S 132º 03' 59.39" E
UTM: 53 J 6792073mN 214121mE
Altitude: 282m


Place Type

Infrastructure - Survey Marks


904.16kms NorthWest of Adelaide

Address & Contact

Emu to Maralinga Road
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: N/A


On the 13th August 1955 while locating a new permanent Nuclear Testing site (that would be called Maralinga) Len Leadell Placed a stone cairn and plaque and what he called Obsevatory Hill, with 360 degree unrestricted view of the area.
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TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts

Closest Climatic Station

Marla Police Station
Distance from Observatory Hill 239.79km NE
Mean Max. °C37.336.032.628.623.119.719.822.226.829.833.035.0
Mean Min. °C21.921.417.713.
Mean Rain mm14.731.424.110.213.414.113.47.910.520.823.839.7

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