The hillside at Wilgie Mia has an opening of 30 meters wide and 20 meters deep, with shafts excavated following red and yellow ochre deposits. The main pit area included quarrying tools such as mauls and wooden wedges, to a depth of almost six meters, suggesting use of Wilgie Mia for many thousands of years, although dates have yet to be established. Wilgie Mia is an important site for aboriginal peoples of Australia.
SourceMulvaney, John and Johan Kamminga. 1999. The Prehistory of Australia. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington DC.
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