Australia: The Land Where Time Began

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Nawarla Gabarnmang Rock Shelter

The oldest known stone axe with a ground edge has been found in Arnhem Land, in the country of the Jawoyn people. At 35,000 years old, it predates the earliest known stone axe elsewhere by about 5,000 years.

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Cosmos magazine

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