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Lake Mungo, an analysis of the surface collection

Robinson, J. G

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Prehistoric artefacts are being eroded from lunettes bordering dry lakes of the Willandra system in western New South Wales. At Lake Mungo the artefacts are found on two principal surfaces which were laid down when the lake was active. These Mungo and Zanci deposits have been radio-carbon dated to about 40,000 years BP and 18,000 BP respectively. The results of an analysis of the characteristics of the artefacts are presented. Following a summary of the geomorphological and climatic...[Show more]

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Date published: 1980-07
Type: Thesis (Masters)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/110395

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