The accumulation of charcoal within a midden at Cape Byron, northern New South Wales, during the last millennium

22nd November 2013

William E. Boyd, J.P. Collins and J. Bell

Introduction*

The analysis of the presence and distribution of wood and charcoal fragments often forms part of archaeological studies in Au

Cape Byron midden charcoal counts (published in Australian Archaeology 51:25).

Cape Byron midden charcoal counts (published in Australian Archaeology 51:25).

stralia, providing either some measure of fluctuations in charcoal fragment abundance or sedimentation rate or sources for radiometric dating (e.g. Colley 1997; Lilley et al. 1998; Bird et al. 1998). However, there have been relatively few studies in which the range of species represented by the charcoal or wood remains has been studied in detail (cf. Hope 1998).

*Note that an abstract was not included with this paper, and so the introductory paragraph has been included here instead of the abstract.

Boyd, W.E., J.P. Collins and J. Bell
The accumulation of charcoal within a midden at Cape Byron, northern New South Wales, during the last millennium
December 2000
51
21–27
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