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Everard Central
South Australia
Postcode: 5461
Location: 108 km (67 mi) N of Adelaide
LGA: Wakefield Regional Council
State District: Frome
Federal Division:
Localities around Everard Central:
Snowtown Condowie Hart, Blyth
Bumbunga Everard Central Bowillia
Nantawarra Mount Templeton, Whitwarta Stow

Everard Central (33°58′S 138°19′E / 33.967°S 138.317°E / -33.967; 138.317; postcode: 5461) is a locality in South Australia's Mid North. The locality is situated in approximately the southern two thirds of the cadastral Hundred of Everard.

Hundred of Everard

Hundred of Everard
South Australia
Established: 24 May 1867
Area: 215 km² (83.0 sq mi)
County: Stanley
Localities around Hundred of Everard:
Hundred of Barunga Hundred of Boucaut Hundred of Hart
Hundred of Cameron Hundred of Everard Hundred of Blyth
Hundred of Goyder Hundred of Stow Hundred of Hall

The Hundred of Everard is the cadastral unit of hundred on the northern Adelaide Plains containing the Everard Central locality. It is one of the 16 hundreds of the County of Stanley. It was named in 1867 by Governor Dominick Daly after William Everard (1819–1889), a South Australian parliamentarian. The southern third of the locality of Condowie is also situated inside the bounds of the Hundred of Everard.

Geology

Everard Central contains a series of ephemeral salt lake basins. The lunette formations at the basin edges contain deposits of gypsum. Gypsum for agricultural use is mined at the site, with 35,000 t (34,000 long tons; 39,000 short tons) being obtained by G.J. Mills and McArdle in 2002.


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