SABAS LOG

Hello Readers

I would like to share the article below  which was published in “The economist”. The article explains the geographical links between Subcontinent and Australia million years ago.

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Saba

 

Genetic evidence suggests that, four millennia ago, a group of adventurous Indians landed in Australia

Jan 19th 2013 |From the print edition – The Economist

http://www.economist.com/news/science-and-technology/21569688-genetic-evidence-suggests-four-millennia-ago-group-adventurous-indians

THE story of the ascent of man usually casts Australia as the forgotten continent. Both archaeology and the genes of aboriginal Australians suggest that a mere 15,000 years were required for humanity to spread from its initial toehold outside Africa, on the Arabian side of the straits of Bab el Mandeb, to the land of Oz. The first Australians thus arrived about 45,000 years ago. After that, it took until 1788, when Captain Arthur Phillip, RN, turned up in Sydney Cove with a cargo of ne’er-do-wells to found the colony of New South…

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