Ardrossan - Yorke Peninsula, South Australia.
Ardrossan is another pleasant tourist-friendly little town on the western side of Yorke Peninsula, named after the town in Scotland and proclaimed in 1873. Here Richard and Clarence Smith produced the stump-jump plough which enabled colonial farmers to open up vast tracts of virgin Australian bush. The town functioned as a port and manufacturing centre. Later dolomite was discovered and the salt industry developed near by. Despite all this activity the town is peaceful and tidy. The red cliffs with their families of rock pigeons are an added feature.
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