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Birrigai Aboriginal Rock Shelter

Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve, Paddys River 2620, Australia
+61 2 6207 2900
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The Aboriginal Ice-Age hunting camp

The Birrigai Aboriginal Rock Shelter was an Ice-Age settlement used by Aboriginal nomadic hunters... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2014
Gladesville, Australia
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There is evidence that Aboriginal people have lived in the Canberra region for at least 23,000 years. Walk the Birrigai Time Trail to the Birrigai Rock Shelter considered one of the oldest rock shelters in the region.
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17 Jun 2014
“The Aboriginal Ice-Age hunting camp”
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Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve, Paddys River 2620, Australia
+61 2 6207 2900
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Reviewed 18 June 2014

The Birrigai Aboriginal Rock Shelter was an Ice-Age settlement used by Aboriginal nomadic hunters. Occupying a good strategic position overlooking a valley, the shelter is made-up of volcanic boulders & tors some of which formed small habitable gaps. Scientists have recently uncovered physical evidence of...More

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