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Marree Man makes his mark
Title : Marree Man makes his mark Marree Man makes his mark
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Creator : Hurrell, Bronwyn
Source : Advertiser, 16 July 1998, p. 3
Date of creation : 1998
Additional Creator : Cock, Anna
Format : Newspaper
Contributor : State Library catalogue
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Description :

The Marree Man is a giant drawing of an Aboriginal man cut into the earth on a sandy plateau outside the town of Marree, about 800 kilometres from Adelaide in the State's far north. It was discovered by a freelance pilot in mid-July 1998.

This newspaper article reports on how the Marree Man was discovered and speculates on how the image might have been created.

Coverage year : 1998
Place : Marree
Region : Flinders Ranges and Far North - Outback
Further reading :

Hurrell, Bronwyn. 'It's all wrong, say museum experts', The Advertiser, 18 July 1998, p. 7

Hurrell, Bronwyn and Huw Morgan. 'Giant riddle', The Advertiser, 25 July 1998, p. 49, 50, 51

Morgan, Huw. 'Maree Man wins wipeout reprieve', The Advertiser, 18 July 1998, p. 7

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