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Australia Indigenous Sanctuary: Willandra Lakes Region


Language: English

The fossil remains of a series of lakes and sand formations that date from the Pleistocene can be found in this region, together with archaeological evidence of human occupation dating from 45-60,000 years ago. It is a unique landmark in the study of human evolution on the Australian continent. Several well-preserved fossils of giant marsupials have also been found here.


on this subject: WHC documentation about this site


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Place/region: Willandra Lake region, Australia, Asia and the Pacific
Series: NHK World Heritage 100
Type: Documentary
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Publisher: NHK; UNESCO TV
Coproducer/sponsor: UNESCO WHC
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UMVS reference: AVFONDS-NHK-43.167
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