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Ten Thousand Years of Cultivation at Kuk Swamp in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea (Terra Australis 46)

Golson, Jack; Denham, Timothy; Hughes, Philip; Swadling, Pamela; Muke, John

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Kuk is a settlement at c. 1600 m altitude in the upper Wahgi Valley of the Western Highlands Province of Papua New Guinea, near Mount Hagen, the provincial capital. The site forms part of the highland spine that runs for more than 2500 km from the western head of the island of New Guinea to the end of its eastern tail. Until the early 1930s, when the region was first explored by European outsiders, it was thought to be a single, uninhabited mountain chain. Instead, it was found to be a complex...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 2017
Type: Book
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/187223
DOI: 10.22459/TA46.07.2017
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher site

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