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Carpenters Gap 1: A 47,000 year old record of indigenous adaption and innovation

Maloney, Tim; O'Connor, Susan; Wood, Rachel; Aplin, Ken; Balme, Jane

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Here we present the first detailed analysis of the archaeological finds from Carpenters Gap 1 rockshelter, one of the oldest radiocarbon dated sites in Australia and one of the few sites in the Sahul region to preserve both plant and animal remains down to the lowest Pleistocene aged deposits. Occupation at the site began between 51,000 and 45,000 cal BP and continued into the Last Glacial Maximum, and throughout the Holocene. While CG1 has featured in several studies, the full complement of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/165001
Source: Quaternary Science Reviews
DOI: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2018.05.016
Access Rights: Open Access

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