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Sealing sites on Macquarie Island: an archaeological survey
Townrow, K (1988) Sealing sites on Macquarie Island: an archaeological survey. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, 122 (1). pp. 15-25. ISSN 0080-4703
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A brief history of Macquarie Island is outlined with particular note of the different types of sites and sealing equipment used. Their spatial relationships and the evidence for technological change are viewed in the light of this historical evidence. The results of a small excavation challenge the historically derived view that living quarters were continuously repaired and / or re-used. Problems in the management of these resources are outlined.
|Keywords:||Royal Society of Tasmania, RST, Van Diemens Land, natural history, science, ecology, taxonomy, botany, zoology, geology, geography, papers & proceedings, Australia, UTAS Library|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania|
|Page Range:||pp. 15-25|
|Collections:||Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania|
|Additional Information:||Copyright Royal Society of Tasmania|
|Date Deposited:||24 May 2012 01:30|
|Last Modified:||18 Nov 2014 04:34|
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