Panalatinga Creek

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Panalatinga
Panalatinga Creek is located in South Australia
Panalatinga Creek
Location of the river mouth in South Australia
EtymologyKaurna word
Location
CountryAustralia
StateSouth Australia
RegionAdelaide
Physical characteristics
SourceMount Lofty Ranges
 ⁃ locationBald Hill
 ⁃ elevation589 m (1,932 ft)
Mouthconfluence with the Field River
 ⁃ location
south of Hallett Cove
 ⁃ coordinates
35°05′16″S 138°32′03″E / 35.087810°S 138.534060°E / -35.087810; 138.534060Coordinates: 35°05′16″S 138°32′03″E / 35.087810°S 138.534060°E / -35.087810; 138.534060
 ⁃ elevation
490 m (1,610 ft)
Length9 km (5.6 mi)
Basin features
River systemOnkaparinga River
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The Panalatinga Creek is an urban watercourse located in the southern suburbs of Adelaide in the Australian state of South Australia.

Course and features[edit]

Part of the Onkaparinga River catchment area that drains the western slopes of the Mount Lofty Ranges,[2] the creek rises in the foothills in the southern Adelaide suburbs around Chandlers Hill through to Trott Park, South Australia and reaches its confluence with the Field River near the Southern Expressway. Now no more than a narrow suburban watercourse, Panalatinga Creek's earliest European recorded use was as the source of water for John Reynell's early vineyards around his Chateau Reynella homestead in 1849.[3][original research?]

Etymology[edit]

The name of the creek is derived from the Kaurna language word of Pandlotinga, and is sometimes mispronounced as Panatalinga.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Map of Panalatinga Creek, SA". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 25 March 2017.
  2. ^ "Panalatinga Creek, Reynella East: 2008 Aquatic Ecosystem Condition Report". Environmental Protection Authority. Government of South Australia. 2008. Retrieved 28 March 2017.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 21 July 2008. Retrieved 21 July 2008.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)