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To Preminghana

Day two dawned with dramatic tones stretching across the magnificent sky. Despite seeing misty tips of Tasmanian land further north, Marrawah is located 40 kms south of the top of mainland Tasmania and we could never see the ‘end’ of our … Continue reading

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Names of mountains

During our visit to the north east corner of Tasmania a question niggled;  why was the local Marrawah mountain named Mt Cameron West, when no Mt Cameron or Mt Cameron East rises in the vicinity. Later my niece suggested that … Continue reading

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Waratah

Waratah sits at the eastern gateway to the Tarkine wilderness and adjacent to the Savage River National Park. It is a 40-minute drive south of Burnie and 50 kms north from Tullah. The road through the area was not completed until 1963.  … Continue reading

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