Recent archaeological surveys on Middle Park Station, Northwest Queensland

Smith, Darby, Smith, Helen and Wallis, Lynley (2004) Recent archaeological surveys on Middle Park Station, Northwest Queensland. Australian Archaeology, 59 43-50.

Author Smith, Darby
Smith, Helen
Wallis, Lynley
Title Recent archaeological surveys on Middle Park Station, Northwest Queensland
Journal name Australian Archaeology   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0312-2417
Publication date 2004-10
Sub-type Article (original research)
Open Access Status
Volume 59
Start page 43
End page 50
Total pages 8
Place of publication Brisbane, QLD, Australia
Publisher Australian Archaeological Association
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Unknown
Additional Notes This preliminary report describes the initial results from an archaeological survey conducted in the foothills of the Gregory Ranges on Middle Park Station in inland northwest Queensland. Nearly 130 Aboriginal sites were located during the survey, which was carried out as a collaborative project between an archaeologist (LW) and members of the Woolgar Valley Aboriginal Corporation (DS and HS). Sites were dominated by rockshelters containing stenciled art, although open artefact scatters, grinding surfaces, axe grinding grooves and quarries were also present. This project has enabled the Woolgar Valley Aboriginal Corporation to begin compiling a detailed inventory of sites in their traditional country, thereby allowing a better understanding of their cult[ure.]

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