Israelite Bay

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Israelite Bay (33°36′36″S 123°52′34″E / 33.61°S 123.876°E / -33.61; 123.876, postcode: 6452) is a bay and locality on the south coast of Western Australia – frequently mentioned in Bureau of Meteorology weather reports as a geographical marker although it does not have a climate record.

Israelite Bay is located in Western Australia
Israelite Bay
Coordinates33°36′36″S 123°52′34″E / 33.61°S 123.876°E / -33.61; 123.876Coordinates: 33°36′36″S 123°52′34″E / 33.61°S 123.876°E / -33.61; 123.876
Postcode(s)6452

Situated in the Shire of Esperance local government area, it lies east of Esperance, where the western end of the Great Australian Bight commences. It is part of Cape Arid National Park.

It was the site of a significant telegraph station in the early 1900s.[1][2] It was also a location serviced by the W.A. Government State Steamship Service South Coast Service in the early 1900s.[3]

The eastern island group of the Recherche Archipelago is near Israelite Bay.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Campbell, R. McK. (1995). Israelite Bay Post Office and Telegraph Station. Perth, W.A.: National Trust.
  2. ^ Considine, Phil Griffiths (September 2004). "Israelite Bay Post and Telegraph Station : a ruin stabilised". Trust News. National Trust of Australia (W.A.): 10–12.
  3. ^ Garratt, Dena; Western Australian Museum. Department of Maritime Archaeology; Western Australian Maritime Museum (1994), Israelite Bay Jetty : maritime heritage site inspection report, W.A. Maritime Museum, retrieved 24 July 2018
  4. ^ "Archipelago of the Recherche" (PDF). Environmental Defenders Office Western Australia. Archived from the original (PDF) on 19 July 2008.

Further readingEdit

  • Esperance Council (1984) Israelite Bay management plan. Esperance, W.A : Esperance Shire Council

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