Snowtown Windfarms

Flinders Ranges

Snowtown, 79km south of Port Pirie, has a bad rep for some particularly grisly murders which transpired here a few years back. Far more uplifting is the splendid sight of the Snowtown Windfarms – 137 giant white turbines spinning hypnotically across the Hummocks and Barunga Ranges west of town. You can get a good view from the highway as you truck past.

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