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Arrival at Marrawah

It is claimed that in the Peerapper Aboriginal language ‘marrawah’ was the name for a eucalypt, a gum tree. We arrived, from along the Bass Highway, at a T junction with the Comeback Road/Arthur River Road continuum, and turned right … Continue reading

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An aboriginal language, Peerapper, from north western coastal Tasmania may have been used to establish the name of this settlement. Apparently this language was  spoken along the west coast from Macquarie Harbour northwards to Circular Head and on Robbins Island. … Continue reading

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