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The Pitts River Basin

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There are several ways to interpret for the variability in archaeological data in the Pitts River Basin of northwestern Australia, but first, the history and the archaeology must be exhibited. The entire site used to be underwater because the ocean levels had not stabilized 5000 years ago, so a lot of artifacts surfaced once the levels stabilized and the land dried up. In the basin, there were two types of people who were very contemporary. This is suggested by knowing that hunters and gatherers were marrying outside their group and that the women were the ones who hunted and built this kind of economy. The Pitts River Basin workbook problem shows three major differences in the archaeological record of the main sites of Disaster Beach, Bonzakilla “B”, and Gray’s Creek. At Disaster Beach, a refuse pile was discovered containing shellfish remains. The pile most likely came to be because of Cardium Sp., which was located two-hundred yards inland from the high tide line. The inland did not have a complete rainforest to support the semi-sedentary system, but there were eucalyptus plants that helped. The high points were the only logical place with grain processing and potential religious activity like having a Shaman look over the sites. However, the high points did not have any detectable stratigraphy when they were studied. Carbon dating of three shell samples, in three separate units was taken, and then returned. The shell fragments found on Disaster Beach were dated at the
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