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Tom Pearce's Cave single work   poetry   "If this is the cave, then, and if the cliff"
Issue Details: First known date: 1994... 1994 Tom Pearce's Cave
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  • Author's note: Tom Pearce and Eva Carmichael, both eighteen years old, were the only survivors of the 54 passengers and crew of the 'Loch Ard,' an iron-hulled clipper, when the ship struck the island since named Mutton-Bird Island not far from Port Campbell on Victoria's west coast and sank in some 25 metres of water during the small hours of the night of 1 June, 1878.

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  • Timboon - Port Campbell - Gellibrand River area, Geelong - Terang - Lake Bolac area, Victoria,
  • 1878
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