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A late-Holocene record of human impact from the southwest coast of New Caledonia

Stevenson, Janelle


A late-Holocene vegetation record is presented from the southwest coast of New Caledonia. Lac Saint Louis is a freshwater swamp at 3 m a.s.l. adjacent to the River Coulee delta. Pollen analysis, charcoal analysis, radiocarbon dating and stratigraphic analyses have been used to reconstruct the vegetation and sedimentary history of the swamp. The sediment record commences at 6000 BP and reflects rapid floodplain development associated with postglacial sea-level rise. This rapid accumulation of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2004
Type: Journal article
Source: Holocene
DOI: 10.1191/0959-683604hl755rp


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