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Young woman riding on the back of a turtle at Mon Repos Beach | by State Library of Queensland, Australia
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Young woman riding on the back of a turtle at Mon Repos Beach

Photographer: Unidentified

 

Location: near Bundaberg, Australia

 

Date: ca. 1930

 

Description: Mon Repos Beach - French for 'My Rest' is located just 15kms east of Bundaberg City central. Mon Repos supports the largest concentration of nesting marine turtles on the Eastern Australian mainland and is one of the two largest Loggerhead turtle rookeries in the South Pacific Ocean.

 

This image is in our 'Photograph Album of Bundaberg' at SLQ.

 

View this image at the State Library of Queensland: hdl.handle.net/10462/deriv/124250Information about State Library of Queensland’s collection: www.slq.qld.gov.au/resources/picture-queensland

 

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Taken circa 1930