Archaeological evidence of past flora and fauna from the north-west of Australia¦from Barrow Island to the Kimberley
19 August, 7:30 pm
Professor Peter Veth (UWA) will present the talk at tonight’s meeting.
Peter Veth is a leading Australasian archaeologist who has carried out research and management throughout Australia, Island South East Asia and remote Polynesia. His research has engaged with marine themes and science for over 30 years including pioneering work on the marine heritage of the Aru Islands, Timor Leste, Torres Strait, Dampier Archipelago, Barrow and Montebello Islands.
His research carried out on the Montebellos and Barrow Island has established the earliest evidence for coastal occupation at 50,000 years ago. His current research projects include documenting and dating Kimberley rock art.
Peter has been asked to prepare a talk exclusively for the Naturalists’ Club that concentrates on the archaeological evidence of past flora and fauna.
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