Pomanda Island

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Pomanda Island
South Australia
River Murray meets Lake Alexandrina at Pomanda Island, South Australia - Feb 2012.jpg
Pomanda Island is the small triangular island at the tip of the peninsula
Pomanda Island is located in South Australia
Pomanda Island
Pomanda Island
Coordinates 35°24′58″S 139°18′29″E / 35.41601°S 139.308°E / -35.41601; 139.308Coordinates: 35°24′58″S 139°18′29″E / 35.41601°S 139.308°E / -35.41601; 139.308
Location
LGA(s) Alexandrina Council

Pomanda Island is a low-lying island of an area of 34 hectares (84 acres) located in South Australia within Lake Alexandrina about 87 kilometres (54 mi) southeast of the Adelaide city centre and 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) south of the town of Wellington. Pomanda Island was the site of a weir proposed by the South Australian Government in 2009. The 2.6 kilometres (1.6 mi) temporary weir was proposed to protect River Murray water supplies, should it become necessary to let seawater into Lake Alexandrina.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Adelaide (Statistical Division)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 28 February 2008. 
  2. ^ "Pomanda Island". Gazetteer of Australia online. Geoscience Australia, Australian Government. 
  3. ^ "Proposed temporary weir near Pomanda Island". South Australian Government. Retrieved 2009-09-19.