Port Augusta is a small city in South Australia. It is a seaport and railway junction city mainly located on the east coast of the Spencer Gulf immediately south of the gulf's head and about 322 kilometres (200mi) north of the state capital. The suburb of Port Augusta West is located on the west side of the gulf on the Eyre Peninsula. Other major industries include electricity generation.
The city consists of an urban area extending along the Augusta and Eyre Highways from the coastal plain on the west side of the Flinders Ranges in the east across Spencer Gulf to Eyre Peninsula in the west. The urban area consists of the following suburbs laid out from east to west - Port Augusta and Davenport on the eastern side of Spencer Gulf and Port Augusta West on the Eyre Peninsula.
It is a natural harbour which was founded on 24 May 1852 by Alexander Elder and John Grainger who selected the location for the port. Mr. Grainger was a member of Government from Adelaide. The port was named after Augusta Sophia, Lady Young, the wife of the Governor of South Australia, Sir Henry Edward Fox Young.
The OceanViking ship docked in Augusta and health checks were carried out on the 422 migrants ...Italy granted permission for the SOS Méditerranée vessel to enter Augusta port on Sunday, and on Monday, Italian local health authorities conducted more Covid testing aboard the ship before allowing the migrants to disembark.
The SOSMediterranee group, which operates the OceanViking rescue ship, said it had received the green light to bring the migrants ashore in the Sicilian port of Augusta after several earlier appeals went unheeded ... “They must urgently be disembarked in a safe port,” Luisa Albera, ...
SOSMediterranee, the humanitarian group which operates the rescue ship OceanViking, told The AP on Sunday that Italy granted the vessel permission to enter the port of Augusta... the port of Augusta ... 7, 2021 that Italy granted the vessel permission to enter the port of Augusta.
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