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Marree to Mungeranie 

Outback South Australia

In the 1870s, Afghan camel drivers established a base in the area, using Marree as a hub for journeys to Oodnadatta, Birdsville, and Alice Springs. This contributed to the development of the Birdsville Track by the 1880s. By 1882, Marree boasted a general store and hotel, and in 1883, it officially became a town with the arrival of the railway. The Afghan camp became an integral part of Marree's identity until the decline of the town in 1980 with the closure of the railway. The legacy of the Afghan camel drivers continued to shape Marree's history until the last of the Marree camel drivers, Ahmed Moosha, passed away in 1999.

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