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.
In the port of Augusta, the wreck of the vessel that sank carrying 800 people on 18 April 2015... In the area near the Augusta wharf in Sicily, where, in 2016, firefighters set up tents to hold the corpses removed from the salvaged boat, there is now a meadow of pink wildflowers.
For some300 days a year, Sundrop Farms 127m tall central solar power tower shines on the tomato farm near PortAugusta (at the northern end of South Australia’s Spencer Gulf). Around it, there are 12.5 hectares of mirrors reflecting the sun on to its collector. This enables Sundrop Farms to grow tomatoes in the desert ... Publication date ....
“But in my case it should be ... He will then detour for 500km to take in Uluru, before re-joining the highway and passing through Cooper Pedy and PortAugusta ... The professional riders that Guinness writes about have been very supportive – former Paris-Roubaix winner Mathew Hayman has been a source of advice, while Richie Porte called recently ... Supplied.
Larvae of the destructive agricultural pest have been discovered in backyard fruit in PortAugusta and Warradale... Larvae of the destructive Mediterranean fruit fly (pictured) was discovered in backyards in Port Augusta and Warradale. The measures also follow a spate of Queensland fruit fly larvae discoveries in SA supermarkets earlier this year ... .
There were 4,100 arrivals during the same period last year ... The ship reached the port in Sicily last week, with more than 450 people it had rescued on board. What happens next is not clear, a spokesperson said. For now, two of the organization's vessels are currently out of commission, as Sea-Watch 3 remains impounded in the port of Augusta, in Italy.
Rome, (UrduPoint / PakistanPointNews - 10th May, 2021 ) .More than 1,400 migrants arrived on the Italian island of Lampedusa at the weekend, media reports said Sunday ... Another vessel, Sea-Watch 3, was impounded by the Italian coastguard in March in the Sicilian port of Augusta, again over safety issues ....
More than 1,400 migrants arrived on the Italian island of Lampedusa at the weekend, according to Italian media reports ... "The situations on board are critical ... Rescue is needed now!" ... Read More ... Another vessel, Sea-Watch 3, was impounded by the Italian coastguard in March in the Sicilian port of Augusta, again over safety issues. .
The first of the migrants arrived at 5 am, Lampedusa mayor Salvatore Martello told Sky TG24 TV at 5 pm. It was the biggest number of migrants to come ashore this year in a single day at an Italian port this year ... Another vessel, Sea-Watch 3, was impounded by the Italian coastguard in March in the Sicilian port of Augusta, again over safety issues. .