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After 20 years, nymph legend lives on
Title : After 20 years, nymph legend lives on After 20 years, nymph legend lives on
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Creator : Douglas, Mark
Source : Advertiser, 27 April 1991, p. 1
Date of creation : 1991
Format : Newspaper
Contributor : State Library catalogue
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Description :

The 'Nullarbor Nymph' caused a sensation in late 1971 when she was spotted on the Nullarbor Plain, dressed only in kangaroo skins. In May 1972 it was revealed that the Nymph was an invention of some locals at Eucla.

This newspaper article features Geneice Scott, the woman who posed as the Nullarbor Nymph, 20 years after the hoax.

Coverage year : 1991
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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