Mount Lofty


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Mount Lofty

 

a mountain range in South Australia, east of the Gulf of St. Vincent. Elevation, to 934 m. The range is composed of gneisses, shales, and limestones. The southern section is covered with hard-leaved eucalyptus forests, the northern section with scrublands. The port of Adelaide is located at the foot of the southwestern slopes.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Bird in Hand Two in the Bush Shiraz 2017, Mount Lofty Ranges, South Australia (PS13.99, Waitrose Cellar) Leading winery Bird in Hand has been making some pretty good wines - its 2017 Bird in Hand Syrah romped home with the trophy for best Australian red wine at the prestigious IWC 2019 (International Wine Challenge) - and here's another beauty at a slightly lower price point.
To view the photo gallery, click here The state fire service said properties were still at risk after nearly 13,000 hectares (32,124 acres) of scrub and farmland were razed in the Mount Lofty Ranges, east of Adelaide, over the weekend.
The state fire service said properties were still at risk after nearly 13,000 hectares of scrub and farmland were razed in the Mount Lofty Ranges, east of Adelaide, over the weekend.
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Extreme fire danger warnings are in place in over some parts of the Eyre peninsula, Yorke peninsula, Mount Lofty ranges, Murraylands, Adelaide metropolitan, Riverland regions and Kangaroo Island.
Tour the vineyards (www.penfolds.co.uk), trek in the Mount Lofty Range, laze on the beach or sail the Torrens River.
THE story of land clearing and subsequeat bird declines in the Mount Lofty Ranges of South Australia offers a salutary tale to other regions, according to Professor Hugh Possingham of the University of Queensland.
The state's Country Fire Service said the intense fire, which broke out Friday at Sampson Flat in the Mount Lofty Ranges east of Adelaide, was continuing to burn in all directions, threatening lives.
After a decade of research, Fitzpatrick and his CSIRO colleagues -- through the CRC for Soil and Land Management -- have developed manuals for identifying and managing saline and acid sulfate soils in the Dundas Tablelands and Adelaide's Mount Lofty Ranges.