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Peer Review Status: Refereed
Title: Hunter-gatherers, biogeographic barriers and the development of human settlement in Tierra del Fuego
Author(s): Morello, Flavia
Borrero, Luis
Massone, Mauricio
Stern, Charles
Garcia-Herbst, Arleen
McCulloch, Robert
Arroyo-Kalin, Manuel
Calas, Elisa
Torres, Jimena
Prieto, Alfredo
Martinez, Ismael
Bahamonde, Gabriel
Cárdenas, Pedro
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Keywords: Patagonia
Tierra del Fuego
human dispersal
Stone age Argentina Tierra del Fuego
Tierra del Fuego (Argentina) Antiquities
Issue Date: Mar-2012
Date Deposited: 24-Feb-2012
Citation: Morello F, Borrero L, Massone M, Stern C, Garcia-Herbst A, McCulloch R, Arroyo-Kalin M, Calas E, Torres J, Prieto A, Martinez I, Bahamonde G & Cárdenas P (2012) Hunter-gatherers, biogeographic barriers and the development of human settlement in Tierra del Fuego. Antiquity, 86 (331), pp. 71-81.
Abstract: Tierra del Fuego represents the southernmost limit of human settlement in the Americas. While people may have started to arrive there around 10 500 BP, when it was still connected to the mainland, the main wave of occupation occurred 5000 years later, by which time it had become an island. The co-existence in the area of maritime hunter-gatherers(in canoes) with previous terrestrial occupants pre-echoes the culturally distinctive groups encountered by the first European visitors in the sixteenth century. The study also provides a striking example of interaction across challenging natural barriers.
DOI Link: 10.1017/S0003598X00062463
Rights: Published in Antiquity. Copyright 2012 © Antiquity Publications Ltd. URL:; "e-Repositories and Self-Archiving: A copy of the published version of an article may be placed in an author's institutional e-repository provided copyright and source are acknowledged and a link is provided to the published version. Authors are not permitted to include a copy of their article on personal web pages."

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