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Lorblanchet, Michel, 2018. The Kangaroo Group at Gum Tree Valley. In Archaeology and Petroglyphs of Dampier (Western Australia), an Archaeological Investigation of Skew Valley and Gum Tree Valley, ed. Graeme K. Ward and Ken Mulvaney, chapter 5, pp. 417–488. Technical Reports of the Australian Museum, Online 27: 1–690.

[Excerpt] [Of the Dampier Petroglyphs] the Kangaroo Group (GTVK) is on a west-sloping plateau about 65 m above sea level on the hilltops in the south of Gum Tree Valley. Among the gabbro blocks there are clusters of trees and bushes that were transformed into two living sites, one overlooking the south-facing plateau and affording an extensive view of the marshy stretches of Fenner Creek. The scattered petroglyphs of GTVK form five sub-groups; block size tends to be large; fewer motifs are found near the habitation sites and are on smaller blocks. There is a standing stone at the southeastern edge of the Group. …

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Lorblanchet, 2018. Tech. Rep. Aust. Mus., Online 27: 417–488
Author
Michel Lorblanchet
Year
2018
Title
Lorblanchet, Michel. 2018. The Kangaroo Group at Gum Tree Valley. Chapter 5
Serial Title
Technical Reports of the Australian Museum online
Volume
27
Start Page
417
End Page
488
DOI
10.3853/j.1835-4211.27.2018.1693
Language
English
Date Published
19 December 2018
Cover Date
19 December 2018
ISSN
ISSN 1835-4211 (online)
Publisher
The Australian Museum
Place Published
Sydney, Australia
Subjects
ARCHAEOLOGY; ABORIGINES: AUSTRALIAN; ANTHROPOLOGY; ROCK ART
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19 December 2018
Available Online
19 December 2018
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1693
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