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Human occupation on Rote and Sawu Islands, Nusa Tenggara Timur

Mahirta

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Between the Sunda and Sahul shelves lie the Wallacean islands, never attached to larger land masses during Pleistocene times. This is the most geologically complex and active region within Indonesia (Bemmelen 1949; Audley-Charles 1981 ), due to its position at the meeting point of four geological plates: the Indo-Australian Plate, the Pacific Plate, the Eurasian Plate and the Philippine Sea Plate.The Wallacean islands belong to two main groups - the northern consisting of Sulawesi and...[Show more]

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Date published: 2003-06
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/11096

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