Devils Slide - SA

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DEG: -30.31662 139.359406
DMS: 30º 18' 59.83" S 139º 21' 33.86" E
UTM: 54 J 6644990mN 342263mE
Altitude: 408.92m


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Recreation - Tourist Attraction


516.42kms North of Adelaide - Driving 663 km (11 hours 48 mins)

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Steep cliff face. Can be accessed via the Acacia Ridge walk from Arkaroola village.
The ridge itself is of Blue Mine Conglomerate, one of the older sediments of the Adelaide Geosyncline. If you look closely at the pieces of rock it has crystals in it; these are quartz a mineral found in granite, an igneous rock. Thus, Blue Mine Conglomerate (an arkose) is formed from sediments laid down 800-900 million years ago resulting from the erosion of an even older granite—an island mass to the north. In some places the Blue Mine Conglomerate is finely grained like quartzite and like that too, it displays ripple marks.These sediments are no longer lying flat as can be seen by the bare, near vertical faces visible both along the road and the walk
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Distance from Devils Slide 2.36km W
Mean Max. °C34.333.229.825.220.216.816.519.023.326.530.032.6
Mean Min. °C20.119.315.811.
Mean Rain mm33.339.131.114.317.

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