Murphy's Haystacks
west coast of Eyre Peninsula
south of Streaky Bay
4 October 2006

The local story goes that these interesting natural rock forms, products of erosion, got their name thus:- an Irish agricultural advisor was travelling through the district by coach and lecturing the passengers on the importance of harrowing paddocks to produce good hay. Looking up to the horizon, passing this point, he saw the rocky outcrops and exclaimed: "see, there's a farmer who knows how to make hay properly!"


We arrived at Murphy's Haystacks at dusk.

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