This thesis describes the results, analysis and interpretations
of archaeological fieldwork carried out in the Hunter Islands, off northwest
Tasmania. Attention is focussed on the 23,000 year-oJd sequence
of deposits excavated from Cave Bay Cave, on Hunter Island.
The documentary history of the Hunter Islands is summarised,
together with the ethnohistoric data pertaining to Aboriginal land-use
of the islands. The natural history of Hunter Island is described. My
reasons for undertaking...[Show more]
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