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Proof Range, South Australia

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Proof Range
South Australia
Proof Range
Proof Range
Coordinates34°15′21″S 138°10′52″E / 34.25585211°S 138.18106110°E / -34.25585211; 138.18106110Coordinates: 34°15′21″S 138°10′52″E / 34.25585211°S 138.18106110°E / -34.25585211; 138.18106110[1]
Location[2]
Climate [3]
Established2000[1]
Postcode(s)5550[2]
Time zoneACST (UTC+9:30)
 • Summer (DST)ACST (UTC+10:30)
Location
LGA(s)Wakefield Regional Council[4]
State electorate(s)Narungga[5]
Federal division(s)Grey[6]
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
22.6 °C
73 °F
10.7 °C
51 °F
330.9 mm
13 in
Localities around Proof Range:
Port Wakefield Port Wakefield[4] Port Wakefield
Port Wakefield Proof Range Inkerman
Gulf St Vincent Wild Horse Plains Wild Horse Plains
FootnotesAdjoining localities[4]

Proof Range is a locality in the Australian state of South Australia located on the eastern coastline of Gulf St Vincent about 74 kilometres (46 miles) north-northwest of the state capital of Adelaide and about 6 kilometres (3.7 miles) south of the town centre of Port Wakefield.[2] Its boundaries were created in January 2000 in respect of the “long established name.” [1] Its name is derived from the use of the land within its extent for the testing of weapons and ammunition as part of the Port Wakefield Proof and Experimental Establishment.[4][1] Proof Range is located within the federal Division of Grey, the state electoral district of Narungga and the local government area known as the Wakefield Regional Council.[1][6][5]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d e "Search result for "Proof Range (LOCB)" (Record no SA0043153)". Department of Planning Transport and Infrastructure. Archived from the original on 12 October 2016. Retrieved 24 July 2015.
  2. ^ a b c d "Proof Range, South Australia". Postcodes Australia. Retrieved 24 July 2015.
  3. ^ "Summary statistics Price, South Australia". Commonwealth of Australia , Bureau of Meteorology. Retrieved 1 February 2016.
  4. ^ a b c d "Development Plan - Wakefield Council". Department of Planning Transport and Infrastructure. pp. 105, 196 &248. Retrieved 23 July 2015.
  5. ^ a b Narungga (Map). Electoral District Boundaries Commission. 2016. Retrieved 1 March 2018.
  6. ^ a b "Federal electoral division of Grey, boundary gazetted 20 July 2018". Australian Electoral Commission. Retrieved 12 April 2019.


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