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Deen Maar, also known as Lady Julia Percy Island: Spiritual centre, wildlife refuge and coastal fortress

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By Jessica Greenan
Updated January 23 2022 - 9:28pm, first published January 21 2022 - 1:00am

About 12 kilometres from The Crags, west of Yambuk, the flat and unassuming silhouette of an island named Deen Maar conceals a long history of perilous encounters. Built of submarine basaltic flows millions of years old, it has long been of central importance to the Gunditjmara and Eastern Maar peoples.

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Jessica Greenan

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Journalist at The Warrnambool Standard. Send me news tips at jess.greenan@austcommunitymedia.com.au or call 0456 901 194

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