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Ochre Pits

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The Ochre Pits have played an important role in the economic history of ancient Australia. The ochre in the coloured rocks was mined and traded by the Aboriginal Australians for use in ceremonies. The mines belong to the Western Arrernte people.

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on Friday 24 August 2012 by Martin Mergili
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