Australian Towns & Cities
South Australia: Mt Compass
Incorporating photos and Information from Michael Greenslade's former Australian Towns, Cities and Highways site

Located between the world-renowned McLaren Vale wineries and the beautiful beaches of the southern Fleurieu Peninsula, Mt Compass is situated on the main road between Adelaide and VIctor Harbor.

The towns main source of income is derived from farming, and the town features Australia's only annual cow race called the Compass Cup. The town is also popular for dining out.


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NEW Mount Compass:
View of the town of Mt Compass, December 2003.

Image © Michael Greenslade

NEW Town Centre:
Victor Hbr Rd (A13) as it passes through Mt Compass, December 2003.

Image © Michael Greenslade

NEW Town Centre:
Victor Hbr Rd (A13) as it passes through Mt Compass, December 2003.

Image © Michael Greenslade

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Last updated: 08 Nov 2019 01:09

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