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Late Pleistocene megafauna site at Black Creek Swamp, Flinders Chase National Park, Kangaroo Island, South Australia

Wells, Roderick; Grun, Rainer; Sullivan, Jo; Forbes, M; Dalgairns, Simone; Bestland, Erick; Rhodes, Edward; Walshe, Keryne E; Spooner, Nigel A; Eggins, Stephen


The occurrence of fossil vertebrate remains at Black Creek Swamp at the western end of Kangaroo Island, South Australia, along with reports of 'primitive' stone implements in the vicinity has, for more than seventy years, fuelled speculation that this site would reveal a definitive relationship between humans and megafauna. Radiocarbon dating in the 1970s and again in 2004 suggested accumulation at around the last glacial maximum, making it potentially the youngest megafaunal deposit in...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
Source: Alcheringa
DOI: 10.1080/03115510609506873


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