The signs of cultural landscapes wrought upon trees. An Aboriginal marker tree at Chowilla Floodplain, South Australia. The flexible branches of the young tree were deliberately intertwined so they would grow in a distorted, readily noticeable fashion. Such trees were signposts for important landscape features.
Credit: Gavin Rees
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An Aboriginal marker tree at Chowilla Floodplain
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