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Hunter Hill, Hunter Island : archaeologic al investigations of a prehistoric Tasmanian site

Bowdler, Sandra


This volume describes one piece of research into the prehistory of the Tasmanian Aboriginal people. It recounts the excavation and analysis of one site, Cave Bay Cave, on Hunter Island, which lies just off the tip of northwest Tasmania, in Bass Strait (Fig. l ). Cave Bay Cave was the first Tasmanian archaeological site to have a f irmly dated Pleistocene antiquity (Bowdler 1 9 74b). It contains a 23,000-year-old discontinuous sequence of human occupation, thus establishing that people had...[Show more]

CollectionsTerra Australis (1971 - Present)
ANU Pacific Institute
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