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Antiquity and changing environment of the Australian Aborigines

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Antiquity and changing environment of the Australian Aborigines
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Antiquity and changing environment of the Australian Aborigines
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Revised to 1967; first migrations to continent thought to be more than 20,000 years ago, entry by way of New Guinea land bridge, isolation of Tasmanians, oldest dated occupation sites Koonalda, Keilor (sedimentary terraces, Keilor cranium from Doutta Galla silt), occupation levels (shown diagrammatically), carbon dates findings fireplaces, charcoal; age of Keilor cranium, older than sediment where found, factors affecting estimated age, stratigraphic, pedologic and tradiometric evidence; implements in the Doutta Galla silt (scrapers, microliths, hammerstone, implements associated with Green Gully burial, core), time span; summary of information on Talgai cranium, Keilor and Talgai crania oldest skeletal remains known; oldest midden in Keilor quarry, carbon dates; oldest implements at Kenniff Caves, Keilor, Green Gully and possibly Koonalda; Lake Colongulac site (western Victoria), bones of extinct kangaroo, list of fluorine test results for marsupial bones, dingo fragment and Colongulac skeleton; rapid changes of environment in Quaternary period, influence of man on environment (bush fires for hunting game, introduction of dingo), effect of changing temperature and climate, evidence from stratigraphy of Lake Eyre (carbon dates) and from fossil crocodiles and marsupials (diprotodon), climate changes in southwestern Victoria (volcanoes, lakes), effect on Aborigines (changes in hunting techniques and diet, implements, trade in items no longer available, reduction of population)
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1908-1986
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Gill, Edmund D.
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Antiquity and changing environment of the Australian Aborigines
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M0001191
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6820 ; 4169b
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0500069
Label
Antiquity and changing environment of the Australian Aborigines
Publication
Control code
M0001191
Stock number
6820 ; 4169b
System control number
0500069

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