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Evidence of Australia’s first human occupation found

December 14, 2009

Evidence of what could be Australia’s earliest human occupation has been found on the fringe of desert in the country’s remote northwest, according to archaeologists.

Peter Veth, of the Australian National University, said an artefact dated at between 45,000 and 50,000 years old found near the shores of Lake Gregory could be the start of a 25-year study into Australia’s first humans.

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