Chenier and shell midden : an investigation of cultural and natural shell deposits at Rodds Peninsula, Central Queensland Coast

@inproceedings{Carter1999ChenierAS,
  title={Chenier and shell midden : an investigation of cultural and natural shell deposits at Rodds Peninsula, Central Queensland Coast},
  author={Melissa Carter},
  year={1999}
}
In Australian archaeology distinguishing coastal shell midden deposits from natural shell formations has not been a simple task. Two of the principal contributors to this problem have been the ambiguous criteria of identification and the dynamic nature of Australia's coastal landscape. I investigate this issue by examining three marine shell deposits from Rodds Peninsula, on Central Queensland's Curtis Coast, excavated under the auspices of the Gooreng Gooreng Cultural Heritage Project. Field… CONTINUE READING