Australia: The Land Where Time Began

A biography of the Australian continent 

Table of mining & quarrying in prehistoric Australia
  • 24,000-14,000   Koonalda Cave, Nullarbor Plain, southern Australia                    Wright, (1971a)
  • Indirect dating     Karlie-ngoinpool Cave, Mt Gambier Region, South Australia      Bodnarik (1984); Flood, (1997)
  • 32,000-13,000   Karrku Quarry, central Australia                                                 Smith (1996); Smith et al., (1998)
  • 1,000+               Wilgie Mia, Ranges of northern west Australia                             Hiscock (1996); Mulvaney & Kamminga (1999)
  • Late Holocene    Bookartoo (Parachilna), South Australia                                      Mulvaney & Kamminga (1999)
Ochre Mining
Flint Mining
Package of cultural Innovations

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