Ancient Aboriginal archaeology an issue for offshore industry in Australia

Thousands of years of sea-level changes mean that offshore industry must consider ancient archaeology of Australia’s coasts and submerged landscapes.

See the full article via Boiling Cold.

https://www.boilingcold.com.au/ancient-aboriginal-artefacts-seabed/

Photo: Sam Wright, DHSC Project

Author: Deep History of Sea Country: Climate, Sea Level and Culture

This is our official project blog for the Deep History of Sea Country: Climate, Sea Level and Culture. Our project is funded by the Australian Research Council (DP170100812) and our official webpage is: http://www.flinders.edu.au/ehl/archaeology/seacountry.cfm Submerged landscape archaeology is an under-researched field in Australia and represents a major opportunity to address knowledge gaps in world prehistory such as early human migrations, the archaeology of land bridges and coastal-hinterland cultural exchange.