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" a complete hill of broken shells, which it must have taken some centuries to form, for it covered nearly, if not quite, half an acre of ground, and in some places was ten feet high. It was situated... "
Journals of Two Expeditions of Discovery in North-west and Western Australia ... - Page 111
by Sir George Grey - 1841 - 412 pages
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Australia; a Popular Account ...: With the History of Its Colonization, Etc

George French Angas - Australia - 1865 - 365 pages
...place, who must, from appearances, be very numerous in this part of Australia. Captain Grey says : " Here were regular beaten tracks of the natives, as...in some places was .ten feet high. It was situated near a large bed of cockles, and was evidently formed from the remains of native feasts, as their fireplaces...
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The Edible Mollusks of Great Britain and Ireland: With Recipes for Cooking Them

M. S. Lovell - Cookery (Shellfish) - 1867 - 207 pages
...Port George the Fourth, and * ' Intellectual Observer,' vol. ip 239. Hanover Bay. " It covered nearly half an acre of ground, and in some places was ten feet high ; it was situated over a bed of cockles, and was evidently formed from the remains of native feasts, as their fire-places...
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Australasia and the Oceanic Region: With Some Notice of New Guinea

William Brackley Wildey - Australasia - 1876 - 426 pages
...of the natives, as completely pathways as those we find in England from a village to a farm house. Near the sea we also came upon a complete hill of...in some places was ten feet high. It -was situated near a large bed of cockles, and was evidently formed from the remains of native feasts, as their fireplaces,...
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Australasia and the Oceanic Region with Some Notice of New Guinea: From ...

William Brackley Wildey - Australia - 1876 - 426 pages
...occur in many of the sandstone caves; of heads surrounded with broad discs, kangaroos, shields, &c." also came upon a complete hill of broken shells, which...in some places was ten feet high. It was situated near a large bed of cockles, and was evidently formed from the remains of native feasts, as their fireplaces,...
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The Aborigines of Victoria: With Notes Relating to the Habits of the Natives ...

Australia - 1878 - 939 pages
...on a neck of land near the sea, between Port George the Fourth and Hanover Bay, in West Australia, " a complete hill of broken shells, which it must have...formed from the remains of native feasts, as their fire-places and the last small heaps of shells were visible on the summit of the hill." t Grey refers...
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The Aborigines of Victoria: with Notes Relating to the Habits of ..., Volume 1

Aboriginal Australians - 1878 - 483 pages
...on a neck of land near the sea, between Port George the Fourth and Hanover Bay, in West Australia, "a complete hill of broken shells, which it must have...formed from the remains of native feasts, as their fire-places and the last small heaps of shells were visible on the summit of the hill." t Grey refers...
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Ethnology. In Two Parts: I. Fundamental Ethnical Problems. II. The Primary ...

Augustus Henry Keane - Anthropology - 1896 - 442 pages
...from time to time." Near the south-west coast between Port George the Fourth and Hanover Bay there is "a complete hill of broken shells, which it must have...quite, half an acre of ground, and in some places was 10 ft. high" (Grey, NorthWestern and Western Australia, ip no). EM Curr, who has examined a great many...
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Ethnology. In Two Parts: I. Fundamental Ethnical Problems. II. The Primary ...

Augustus Henry Keane - Anthropology - 1896 - 442 pages
...time to time." Near the south-west coast between Port George the Fourth and Hanover Bay there is " a complete hill of broken shells, which it must have...quite, half an acre of ground, and in some places was 10 ft. high" (Grey, NorthWestern and Western Australia, I. p. 11o). EM Curr, who has examined a great...
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The Prehistoric Arts, Manufactures, Works, Weapons, Etc., of the Aborigines ...

Thomas Worsnop - Aboriginal Australians - 1897 - 172 pages
...are to be seen heaped over the bodies .of the dead. On the Prince Regent river •Captain Grey found a complete hill of broken shells which it must have taken some centuries to form, as it covered nearly half an acre of ground, and in some places was 10ft. high.* Captain King also...
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The Prehistoric Arts, Manufactures, Works, Weapons, Etc., of the Aborigines ...

Ethnology - 1897 - 172 pages
...mounds arc to be seen heaped over the bodies of the dead. On the Prince Regent river Captain Grey found a complete hill of broken shells which it must have taken some centuries to form, as it covered nearly half an acre of ground, and in some places was 10ft. high.* Captain King also...
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