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The nationwide background checklist used to be created in January 2004 to understand, rejoice and guard locations of exceptional historical past worth to the country. nationwide background encompasses these areas that exhibit the richness of Australia's terribly diversified traditional, old and Indigenous background. One element of ordinary background that has been little explored is Australia’s wealth of outstanding fossil websites. whereas a small variety of fossil websites have risen to public prominence, there are numerous lesser-known websites that experience very important background values.
The Australian background Council engaged palaeontologists from kingdom museums and the Northern Territory Museum and paintings Gallery to assemble lists of exceptional fossil websites and to record their features and relative significance opposed to quite a number different types, so one can extra our figuring out approximately Australia’s vital fossil background. websites that have been indexed for nationwide or global historical past values weren't integrated within the areas for attention, with the point of interest being on lesser-known yet nonetheless very important websites. This ebook is an account of the palaeontologists’ findings. a number of the websites that have been incorporated within the preliminary lists have seeing that been regarded via directory at the nationwide historical past record or the area history List.
Australia's Fossil historical past offers an invaluable connection with the phenomenal fossil websites it catalogues, and offers a clearer knowing of the historical past values of such websites. extra often, it contributes to a better appreciation of Australia’s geological and fossil range and allows readers to profit extra approximately Australia's prehistory.

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