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Marree....old Ghan Railway I

Marree is a small town located in the north of South Australia.


It lies 685 kilometres (426 miles) north of Adelaide at the junction of the Oodnadatta Track and the Birdsville Track, 49 metres (161 ft) above sea level.

-----Population: 70 ----- and....


....the town was home to Australia's first mosque made of mud brick and built by the Afghan cameleers - employed when the settlement of Marree was established in 1872 as a camp for the Overland Telegraph Line as it was being constructed. It also became a railhead for the Great Northern Railway, later known as the Ghan.


------ The town soon serviced all travellers and workers heading north, including the famous Afghan traders who drove their camel trains into the desert and played a significant role in opening up the outback.......


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the Yarra Valley, Victoria

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