Re: Australian finds >100 000 BP?

Jane Andrews (
Mon, 7 Oct 1996 16:08:53 +0100

On 5 Oct 1996, Steve Whittet wrote:

> Recent finds in Fladmarks refugia on the Aleutians have found the
> earliest known human skeleton in Alaska dated c 9,000 BC and
> guess what, it turns out to have been Caucasian.
A single skeleton can't really be given a group definition like this (see
my earlier post). Particularly in this case as it would have to be
compared with other evidence from 11 000 bp and there aren't may specimens
around from then.

Jane Andrews.