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Earliest evidence found of Indigenous Australian life on coast 50,000 years ago

Archaeologists discover ancient artefacts in cave on Western Australia’s Barrow Island that confirm earliest known hunter-gatherer occupation Australia’s earliest known site of human occupation has been discovered in a remote cave in Western Australia, pushing back the start date of Indigenous occupation to more than 50,000 years ago. Related: Humans arrived in Australian interior 49,000 years ago, archaeologists believe Related: Evidence of 9,000-year-old stone houses found on Australian island Continue reading.
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