Shell Mounds (Middens)
A shell midden or shell mound is an archaeological feature comprised mainly of mollusk shells.
|Australian Convict Sites||Old Government House - "shells from Aboriginal middens were used to strengthen household mortar"|
|Everglades||"Shell mounds still exist today within the park, giving archaeologists and anthropologists evidence of the raw materials available to the indigenous people for tool construction" (Wiki)|
|Ha Long Bay||Soi Nhu culture|
|Kakadu National Park|
|Namib Sand Sea||At Sandwich Harbour and Sylvia Hill (nom file)|
|Neolithic Orkney||Skara Brae|
|Rock Islands||Remnants of midden deposits (AB ev)|
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