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The Nullarbor Plain’s ancient forests revealed

Rather than the treeless, limestone expanse we know today, the Plain was flush with gum and eucalyptus trees, banksias and other flowering plants now confined to Australia's east coast. Dating stalactites and stalagmites has given researchers new insight into the (wet) history  of Australia's iconic Nullarbor Plain [Credit: Jon Woodhead]Scientists at the University of Melbourne used new techniques to date fossilised pollen and...

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