World Heritage Sites in Papua New Guinea


Kuk Early Agricultural Site

( 5.784 S 144.332 E) -- satellite image

Kuk Early Agricultural Site consists of 116 ha of swamps in the southern highlands of New Guinea 1,500 metres above sea-level. Archaeological excavation has revealed the landscape to be one of wetland reclamation worked almost continuously for 7,000, and possibly for 10,000 years.



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