Archaeologists Have Uncovered Proof That Aboriginals Occupied Australia For At Least 50,000 Years

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Image: The University of Western Australia

On a remote island off the coast of Western Australia, a team of archeologists is hard at work. Slowly, they are uncovering evidence of some of the first humans ever to set foot on Australian soil. What they discover will amaze them and change history as we know it for good.

Image: The University of Western Australia

For archeologists studying the history of ancient humans, Australia has always proved a fascinating location. Indeed, it is believed that the earliest Australians were among the first humans ever to leave Africa. While some hold that they arrived there via a long-vanished land bridge, others have suggested that settlement could have happened by sea.

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Image: The University of Western Australia

Exactly when these events occurred has also been a matter of some debate. However, based on previously discovered sites in South Australia and the Northern Territory, researchers have been able to come up with a rough estimate of around 47,000 years ago.

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