Sunday, October 6th, 2013

Caves reveal ancient climate records

Caves in the east and west Kimberley have revealed ancient records of droughts and flooding rains.

Scientists have analysed stalagmites from Ball Gown Cave, near Winjana Gorge, and another cave 40 kilometres north of Kununurra.

As a result they now have climate records from the last 41,000 years for tropical Australia.

Science Network [read this story]

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