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Australia Indigenous Sanctuary: Willandra Lakes Region
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Language(s): English

Summary/Historical Context

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Fossils

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.

Place/country: Australia,
Series: NHK World Heritage 100
Type: Documentary
Duration: 00:02:01
Credits: NHK (publisher) UNESCO-WHC (co-producer) UNESCO TV (co-producer)
Published in:1981

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