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New 14C dates for Spring Creek and Mowbray Swamp megafauna: XAD-2 processing

Gillespie, Richard; Wood, Rachel; Fallon, Stewart; Stafford, Thomas; Southon, J


Bones from extinct Australian marsupials found at Spring Creek, Victoria, and in the Mowbray Swamp, Tasmania, have yielded scattered and anomalously young radiocarbon ages measured on collagen, gelatin or ultrafiltered gelatin. We resampled previously dated material from those two sites and from Mt Cripps, Tasmania, as well as a control sample from Zaglik, Russia, to compare chronologies based on XAD-2 purified total amino acid fractions and collagen purified by ultrafiltration (UF) or less...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Archaeology in Oceania
DOI: 10.1002/arco.5045


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