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Maheno Beach

contributed by JSpieker, taken on 14 August 2009
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The Maheno, the most famous of the Fraser Island wrecks, was driven ashore just north of Happy Valley during a cyclone in 1935. Once a well-known trans-Tasman liner, the Maheno was bound for a Japanese wrecking yard when she met her stormy end. Today the hull lies slowly deteriorating in the harsh salt environment, about 10 kilometres north of Happy Valley.

This picture is also part of the Bonzle Beaches (open in new window) photo collection.