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A Pleistocene tradition : Aboriginal fishery on the lower Darling River, Western N.S.W.

Balme, Jane


The economic life of the early colonisers of semi-arid western New South Wales is represented by many small open sites mainly preserved within sand dunes. Preservation of organic materials in this environment has been dependent upon rapid deposition of overlying sediments to protect them from erosion and degradation. Once uncovered, fragile material such as freshwater crustacea carapace and fish bone rapidly decays, shell fragments and disperses, while other materials such as...[Show more]

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Date published: 1990
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d7390349d330


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