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Which of the following options is the most likely meaning of the word "scar" as it is used in the quotation below?

The fair-haired boy lowered himself down the last few feet of rock and began to pick his way toward the lagoon. All round him the long scar smashed into the jungle was a bath of heat. He was clambering heavily among the creepers and broken trunks when a bird, a vision of red and yellow, flashed upwards with a witch-like cry...


The "scar" is an area of the jungle that has been nearly flattened by some catastrophe.


The "scar" is a mark on the face of the fair-haired boy, a reminder of the crash he survived.


The "scar" is the ugly mark on the beach left by a brutal tropical storm.


The "scar" is a jagged rocky ridge topped with lush tropical vegetation.


The "scar" is the name given to the stream which flows into the lagoon from the jungle.

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