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Altona Destination Guide

Delve into Altona in Australia!

Altona in the region of South Australia with it's 318 residents is located in Australia - some 580 mi (or 933 km) West of Canberra, the country's capital.

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Current time in Altona is now 03:11 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named "Australia / Adelaide" with an UTC offset of 10.5 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Vine Vale, One Tree Hill, Nuriootpa, Marananga, Greenock or Adelaide. While being here, make sure to check out Williamstown, Trial Hill, Tanunda, Rowland Flat, Rosedale and Altona as well. We discovered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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30 Days in Oz: Sam Barossa Valley Sout...

01:05 min ( July 21, 2011 by australia)
Views: 1,811 - Rating: 5/5

Check out a day in the life of Sam Wigan - a 28 year old Aussie winemaker at Yalumba ( in the Barossa Valley, South Australia. Sam has the enviable job of tasting and creating wines -- ...

Barossa - The Corner Bakery Shop Willia...

02:08 min ( December 21, 2009 by ilovethebarossa)
Views: 4,190 - Rating: 5/5

Jaci introduces Bec from the Corner Bakery Shop in Williamstown, in the Barossa, and indulges in what she describes as the best vanilla slice shes ever tasted! Gotta love the food in the Barossa!

Barossa - A Dragan Radocaj Film

09:16 min ( October 19, 2010 by barossadirt)
Views: 2,519 - Rating: 4.69231/5

A visual journey through the changing seasons in Barossa with one of the most famous piece of Classical music ever written; "Adagio in G minor'' by Tommaso Albinoni. A Dragan Radocaj film

Lisa Chappell Experiences Barossa & the ...

01:03 min ( September 12, 2011 by australia)
Views: 28,432 - Rating: 4.69231/5

Savour the wine and food of the Barossa Valley or cruise the majestic Murray River on a luxury houseboat. Follow our favourite McLeod's Daughter Lisa Chappell as heads back to her kind of place in Sou...

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Strategic Negotiating And Influencing

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Care Of The Mid-life Patient In Rural General Practice - BAROSSA

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Interesting facts about this location

Rowland Flat, South Australia

Rowland Flat (formerly Rowland's Flat and Rowlands Flat) is a small South Australian town in the Barossa Valley, located on the Barossa Valley Highway between Lyndoch and Tanunda. The town has an elevation of 294m and is nestled at the foot of the Barossa Ranges. It is best known for its wineries, and proximity to Jacobs Creek, Jacobs Creek Visitor's Centre and Novotel Barossa Valley Resort.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -34.6, 138.92 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Barossa Valley, Towns in South Australia

Bethany, South Australia

Bethany (postcode 5352) is a small village about 2 km south-east of Tanunda in the Barossa Valley. It was originally named Bethanien, but was changed during World War I in an attempt to remove all German place names from Australia. Bethany was the first settlement in the Barossa Valley area. It was settled in 1842, by Prussian immigrants who had leased land from George Fife Angas. The large portion of these initial settlers had arrived in 1841, with Pastor Gotthard Fritzsche on the Skjold.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -34.6, 138.92 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Barossa Valley, Populated places established in 1842, Towns in South Australia

Barossa Reservoir

Barossa Reservoir is a reservoir in South Australia, built between 1899 and 1902 to supply water to Gawler and other northern country areas. At the time of its completion, the reservoir was hailed as an engineering marvel, and at a total of 36 metres, was the highest in Australia. The thin arch of the dam retaining wall, curved against the pressure of the water, was an innovation considered radical, and attracted the Reservoir international attention.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -34.6, 138.92 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Arch dams, Barossa Valley, Geography of South Australia, Reservoirs and dams in Australia

Barossa Valley

The Barossa Valley is a major wine-producing region and tourist destination of South Australia, located 60 km northeast of Adelaide. It is the valley formed by the North Para River, and the Barossa Valley Way is the main road through the valley, connecting the main towns on the valley floor of Nuriootpa, Tanunda, Rowland Flat and Lyndoch.

More reading: Barossa Valley homepage
Located at -34.6, 138.92 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Barossa Valley, Wine regions of South Australia

Tanunda, South Australia

Tanunda is a town situated in the Barossa Valley region of South Australia, 70 kilometres north-east of the state capital, Adelaide. The town derives its name from an Aboriginal word meaning water hole. Town population is approximately 3500.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -34.6, 138.92 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Australian Aboriginal placenames, Barossa Valley, Towns in South Australia