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Cape Jaffa

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Cape Jaffa
Location  20 km (12 mi) south west of Kingston SE

Cape Jaffa is a headland in the Australian state of South Australia located at the south end of Lacepede Bay on the state's south east coast about 20 kilometres (12 mi) south west of the town centre of Kingston SE. The cape is described as being ‘a low sandy point’ with ‘its sea face is about One nautical mile (1.9 km) long’ and having a ‘wooded range rises near the S(outh) part of the cape and reaches a height of 77 metres (253 ft) at Mount Benson, about 8.5 nautical miles (15.7 km) S(outh) E(ast)’. A settlement known as King’s Camp in some sources and as Cape Jaffa in other sources is located about 0.5 nautical miles (0.93 km) to the north west of the cape. This settlement includes a jetty fitted with a navigation aid and a marina. The southern coastline of the cape forms part of the Bernouilli Conservation Reserve.

Map of Cape Jaffa SA 5275, Australia

References

Cape Jaffa Wikipedia


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