Road Photos & Information: South Australia
D95   Oodnadatta Track & Kempe Road (D95)

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General Information:

D95 is an isolated unsealed route in the South Australian outback and carries very little traffic. The route is shown on several maps as D95, though no signage exists with the route number displayed.

The route skirts Lake Eyre South, which is 12 metres below sea level.

The track follows an ancient trail used by Aborigines for ochre trading for thousands of years. Artesian mound springs supply water in this arid region. Aborigines relied on this water source as well as the European explorers who used the route to build the Overland Telegraph and the Old Ghan railway lines in the late 19th century. 2

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Preview: Description:
Birdsville Track:
AD sign acting as and ID sign at the corner of The Outback Hwy (D83), Birdsville Trk (D83) and Oodnadatta Trk (Railway Tce North (D95)) at Marree, April 2014

Image © Richard Wardle

Road Conditions Sign:
Road conditions sign as Oodnadatta Trk (D95) leaves Marree, April 2014

Image © Richard Wardle

Reassurance Directional Sign:
Distance sign at Marree, April 2014

Image © Richard Wardle

Sealed Road Next 17km:
Sealed road signage between Marree and William Creek, April 2014

Image © Richard Wardle

Road Conditions Sign:
Road conditions sign as Oodnadatta Trk (D95) leaves Oodnadatta, April 2014

Image © Richard Wardle

Reassurance Directional Sign:
Distance sign at Oodnadatta, April 2014

Image © Richard Wardle

Click here for the continuation of Oodnadatta Track as The Outback Highway (D83)

1 Transport SA, State Route Numbers map, May 2003
2 Rita's Outback Guide, Oodnadatta Track
3 Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI), Upgrade for Oodnadatta track, 26 May 2016

Last updated: 08-Feb-2019 20:38

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