Road Photos & Information: South Australia
  Stuart Highway (National Highway 87)


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General Information:

The Stuart Highway is named after explorer John McDouall Stuart, the first European to cross Australia from South to North, and it generally follows his route. 1

It is a rural highway, which is very isolated, and acts as part of the main road link between Darwin, Alice Springs and Adelaide.


Post-1998 photos presented below are remnants, missed during alphanumeric conversion.
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Reassurance Directional Sign:
Distance sign at Port Augusta West, December 2003.

Image © Michael Greenslade

Click here for the continuation of National Highway 87 in Northern Territory

1 NT Government Chief Minister's Office
2 Government of South Australia
3 History Trust of South Australia
5 Government of South Australia, Outback Communities Authority, Glendambo

Last updated: 24-Sep-2020 23:46

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