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Mount Lofty

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Mount Lofty (elevation 727 metres AHD) is the highest point in the southern Mount Lofty Ranges. [1]

38 relations: Adelaide, Adelaide city centre, Arthur Hardy (businessman), Ash Wednesday bushfires, Australia, Australia (continent), Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Australian Height Datum, Chambers Gully, Cleland Conservation Park, Cleland, South Australia, Collet Barker, Crafers, South Australia, Eagle On The Hill, South Australia, Greenhill Road, Adelaide, Heysen Tunnels, John Langdon Bonython, John Lavington Bonython, Kym Bonython, List of mountains in Australia, Matthew Flinders, Mount Barker Road, Mount Lofty Fire Tower, Mount Lofty Ranges, Navigational aid, Piccadilly, South Australia, South Australia, South Australian Country Fire Service, South Eastern Freeway, Stawell School, Stirling, South Australia, Summer house, The Advertiser (Adelaide), Thomas Elder, Triangulation station, Waterfall Gully, South Australia, William Milne (politician), World War II.


Adelaide is the capital city of the state of South Australia, and the fifth-most populous city of Australia.

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Adelaide city centre

Adelaide city centre is the innermost locality of Greater Adelaide, the capital city of South Australia.

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Arthur Hardy (businessman)

Arthur Hardy (1817 – 13 July 1909), British born Australian pastoralist, barrister, quarry-owner, businessman and politician, was a successful South Australian colonial settler who is also known for a number of other achievements, including building the mansions Birksgate and Mount Lofty House, and establishing (and funding) the Glen Osmond Institute.

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Ash Wednesday bushfires

The Ash Wednesday bushfires, known in South Australia as Ash Wednesday II, were a series of bushfires that occurred in south-eastern Australia on 16 February 1983, which was Ash Wednesday in the Christian calendar.

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Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.

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Australia (continent)

The continent of Australia, sometimes known in technical contexts by the names Sahul, Australinea or Meganesia to distinguish it from the country of Australia, consists of the land masses which sit on Australia's continental shelf.

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Australian Broadcasting Corporation

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) founded in 1929 is Australia's national broadcaster, funded by the Australian Federal Government but specifically independent of Government and politics in the Commonwealth.

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Australian Height Datum

The Australian Height Datum is a geodetic datum for altitude measurement in Australia.

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Chambers Gully

Chambers Gully is an offshoot of Waterfall Gully in the Eastern Suburbs of Adelaide, South Australia.

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Cleland Conservation Park

Cleland Conservation Park is a protected area located in the Adelaide Hills, South Australia about south-east of the Adelaide city centre.

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Cleland, South Australia

Cleland is a suburb in South Australia located in the Adelaide metropolitan area about south-east of the Adelaide city centre. Its boundaries were created in October 2001, with additional land being added in 2010 from the adjoining suburb of Crafers. Its name is derived from the Cleland Conservation Park. The principal land use within the locality is conservation with the majority of its land area being occupied by the Cleland Conservation Park. Places within its extent include the summit of Mount Lofty. Cleland is located within the federal Division of Mayo, the state electoral district of Bragg and the local government area of the Adelaide Hills Council.

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Collet Barker

Collet Barker (31 December 1784 – 30 April 1831) was a British military officer and explorer.

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Crafers, South Australia

The town of Crafers is in the Adelaide Hills to the south-east of Adelaide, South Australia.

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Eagle On The Hill, South Australia

Eagle On The Hill is an unbounded locality of Adelaide in the Adelaide Foothills.

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Greenhill Road, Adelaide

Greenhill Road is a major road in Adelaide, South Australia, that provides a vital transport artery for those living in the eastern and hills suburbs.

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Heysen Tunnels

The Heysen Tunnels are twin tube road tunnels which carry the South Eastern Freeway under Eagle On The Hill in the Mount Lofty Ranges in South Australia.

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John Langdon Bonython

His son was named Sir John '''Lavington''' Bonython (1875-1960) His grandson was named John '''Langdon''' Bonython (1905–1992) Sir John Langdon Bonython KCMG (Charles Earle Funk, What's the Name, Please? (Funk & Wagnalls, 1936). 15 October 184822 October 1939), editor, newspaper proprietor, philanthropist, Australian politician and journalist, was a Member of the First Australian Parliament, and was editor of the Adelaide daily morning broadsheet, The Advertiser, for 35 years.

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John Lavington Bonython

Sir John Lavington Bonython (10 September 1875 – 6 November 1960) was a prominent public figure in Adelaide, known for his work in journalism, business and politics.

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Kym Bonython

Hugh Reskymer "Kym" Bonython, AC, DFC, AFC (15 September 1920 – 19 March 2011) was a prominent and active member of Adelaide society in Australia.

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List of mountains in Australia

This is a list of mountains in Australia.

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Matthew Flinders

Captain Matthew Flinders (16 March 1774 – 19 July 1814) was an English navigator and cartographer, who was the leader of the first circumnavigation of Australia and identified it as a continent.

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Mount Barker Road

Mount Barker Road was once the main road from Adelaide through the Adelaide Hills to Mount Barker on the eastern slopes of the Mount Lofty Ranges.

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Mount Lofty Fire Tower

The Mount Lofty Fire Tower sits on top of Mount Lofty in the Adelaide Hills just to the east of the city of Adelaide, South Australia.

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Mount Lofty Ranges

The Mount Lofty Ranges are the range of mountains just to the east of Adelaide in the Australian state of South Australia.

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Navigational aid

A navigational aid (also known as aid to navigation, ATON, or navaid) is any sort of marker which aids the traveler in navigation, usually nautical or aviation travel.

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Piccadilly, South Australia

Piccadilly is a small town in the Adelaide Hills of South Australia, Australia.

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South Australia

South Australia (abbreviated as SA) is a state in the southern central part of Australia.

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South Australian Country Fire Service

The South Australian Country Fire Service (SACFS, commonly abbreviated as CFS) is a volunteer based fire service in the state of South Australia in Australia.

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South Eastern Freeway

The South Eastern Freeway (previously signposted as Princes Highway) is a 76 kilometre controlled-access highway in South Australia.

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Stawell School

Stawell School was a short-lived (1927–1940) private school for girls founded by Mabel Hardy and Patience Hawker near the summit of Mount Lofty.

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Stirling, South Australia

Stirling is a town in the Adelaide Hills, South Australia, approximately 16 km from the Adelaide city centre.

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Summer house

A summer house or summerhouse has traditionally referred to a building or shelter used for relaxation in warm weather.

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The Advertiser (Adelaide)

The Advertiser is a conservative, daily tabloid-format newspaper published in the city of Adelaide, South Australia.

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Thomas Elder

Sir Thomas Elder, (5 August 1818 – 6 March 1897) was a Scottish-Australian pastoralist, highly successful businessman, philanthropist, politician, race-horse owner and breeder, and public figure.

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Triangulation station

A triangulation station, also known as a triangulation pillar, trigonometrical station, trigonometrical point, trig station, trig beacon, or trig point, and sometimes informally as a trig, is a fixed surveying station, used in geodetic surveying and other surveying projects in its vicinity.

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Waterfall Gully, South Australia

Waterfall Gully is an eastern suburb of the South Australian capital city of Adelaide.

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William Milne (politician)

Sir William Milne (17 May 1822 – 23 April 1895) was an Australian entrepreneur and politician, serving as the member for Onkaparinga in the South Australian House of Assembly from 1857 to 1868.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Lofty

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