Reply to comments on Clarkson et al. (2017) ‘Human occupation of northern Australia by 65,000 years ago’

  title={Reply to comments on Clarkson et al. (2017) ‘Human occupation of northern Australia by 65,000 years ago’},
  author={Chris Clarkson and Richard G. Roberts and Zenobia Jacobs and Ben Marwick and Richard Fullagar and Lee J. Arnold and Quan Hua},
  journal={Australian Archaeology},
  pages={84 - 89}
We thank the authors for their comments in the previous issue of Australian Archaeology. The 2012-2015 research at Madjedbebe offers a new and comprehensive look at the early occupation of Sahul and adds substantially to our knowledge of the timing of that event and the behaviour of the first people to enter the region. Establishing occupation of northern Australia by 65 ± 6 thousand years ago (ka, with the uncertainty expressed at 95.4% probability) pushes human presence in the Top End back… Expand
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