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Burrunj Aboriginal Shelter Rock Art - Black Range, Victoria
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bucketeer
S 37° 06.189 E 142° 05.370
54H E 596809 N 5893129
Quick Description: An Aboriginal Shelter with Rock Paintings
Location: Victoria, Australia
Date Posted: 4/23/2012 12:24:18 AM
Waymark Code: WME9HH
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Patudles
Views: 6

Long Description:
Burrunj is a small rock shelter at rhe base of a cliff containing strking but sparse artwork in red ochre. Unfortunately with arrival of European settlers in the area most of the indigenous culture was lost and little is known of the meanings of this artwork, which wasn't recorded by europeans until 1963.
The Jardwadjali people who occupied this area would have sought shelter here during during winter and spring when high rainfalls are experienced.
Type of Pictograph: Rock Painting

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