Indigenous stories accurately tell of sea level rises, land mass reductions over 10,000 years, research suggests
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Indigenous stories offer highly accurate accounts of events that occurred over 10,000 years ago, including known changes in sea levels and the disappearance of land mass, research shows.
Associate Professor Nick Reid from the University of New England has been comparing Indigenous stories from across Australia with the scientific chronology of sea level rises over the past 20,000 years.
He said Indigenous oral traditions had accurately documented known changes in sea levels and the disappearance of land mass.
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