Lake Mungo National Park, New South Wales
"Walls of China" , Mungo National Park, South Western NSW. Mungo consists of a series of long since dry lakes . One of Australia's highly rich fossil sites. The Lake Mungo remains are three prominent sets of bodies: Lake Mungo 1 (also called Mungo Lady, LM1, and ANU-618), Lake Mungo 3 (also called Mungo Man, Lake Mungo III, and LM3), and Lake Mungo 2 (LM2). Lake Mungo is in New South Wales, Australia, specifically the World Heritage listed Willandra Lakes Region.
LM1 was discovered in 1969 and is one of the world's oldest known cremations. LM3, discovered in 1974, was an early human inhabitant of the continent of Australia, who is believed to have lived between 68,000 and 40,000 years ago, during the Pleistocene epoch. The remains are the oldest anatomically modern human remains found in Australia to date. His exact age is a matter of ongoing dispute.
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