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Highway Highpoint
Highway Highpoint
Photographs supplied by Diane Watson

A monument marker indicates the highest point of the Stuart Highway between Adelaide and Darwin.

The height is 727.2 metres above sea level.

 

Location

Address:Stuart Highway, 20 kilometres North, Alice Springs, 0870
State:NT
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -23.524971
Long: 133.860435
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1962
Front Inscription

THIS CAIRN MARKS THE HIGHEST POINT ON THE MAIN ROUTE BETWEEN ADELAIDE AND DARWIN AS DETERMINED BY THE LANDS AND SURVEY BRANCH NORTHERN TERRITORY ADMINISTRATION

— MILLER SURVEYOR GENERAL N.Y.

ERECTED 1962 BY A.M.SAHARTY
 

Source: MA
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