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Formations. The overhanging dome is approximately 8 metres high.

Murphy's Haystacks are inselberg rock formations located at Mortana, between Streaky Bay and Port Kenny on the Eyre Peninsula in South Australia. They obtained their name because a traveller in a coach saw the formation in the distance. He asked how a farmer could produce so much hay. As the farm was on a property owned by a man called Murphy, the rocks became known as Murphy's Haystacks.

The site is listed on the South Australian Heritage Register.

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The reverse side of the Haystacks

Coordinates: 33°00′54.7″S 134°29′19.67″E / 33.015194°S 134.4887972°E / -33.015194; 134.4887972

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