The prehistoric occupation of Australian rainforests

Horsfall, Nicky (1984) The prehistoric occupation of Australian rainforests. In: Australian National Rainforests Study Report: proceedings of a workshop on the past, present and future of Australian rainforests (1) pp. 524-528. From: [World Wildlife Fund (Australia) Project 44], December 1983, Griffith University.

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Despite archaeological research in Australia demonstrating 40,000 years of human occupancy, 1ittle is known of prehistoric utilisation of rainforests. What data there is reveals a wide range of human/rainforest interactions, related to the diversity of rainforest communities. Two examples are provided, one from western Tasmania, the other from northeast Queensland.

Item ID: 27507
Item Type: Conference Item (Non-Refereed Research Paper)
Date Deposited: 06 Jun 2013 02:41
FoR Codes: 21 HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY > 2101 Archaeology > 210101 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Archaeology @ 50%
21 HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY > 2103 Historical Studies > 210301 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History @ 50%
SEO Codes: 97 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 970121 Expanding Knowledge in History and Archaeology @ 50%
95 CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING > 9505 Understanding Past Societies > 950503 Understanding Australias Past @ 50%
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