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Eucla world news centre
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Creator : Childs, Kevin
Source : Advertiser, 30 December 1971, p.1
Date of creation : 1971
Format : Newspaper
Contributor : State Library catalogue
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Description :

Initially described as a 'blonde nature girl', there were several sightings of the woman who became known as the 'Nullarbor Nymph' in late 1971 and early 1972. The Nymph appeared on the Nullarbor Plain near Eucla and was said to be living wild with kangaroos.

This newspaper article reports on the international media interest in the Nullarbor Nymph and another sighting of her.

Coverage year : 1971
Place : Nullarbor Plain (SA and WA)
Region : Eyre Peninsula and Far West Coast
Further reading :
Cock, Anna. 'The making of a myth', The Advertiser,17 July 1998, p. 9
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