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Aboriginal Languages of Australia: Language Families

Source: Oates, William J. and Lynette F. Oates, editors. 1970. A revised linguistic survey of Australia. Australian Aboriginal Studies, 12. Canberra: Australian Institute for Aboriginal Studies.
Adapted from a basic classification prepared in 1966 by G.N. O'Grady, S.A. Wurm, and K.L. Hale; drawn by R.M. Watt for the Dept. of Linguistics, Univeristy of Victoria, B.C., Canada.

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Date Digitized: May 2012

Map Description:
This map shows the aboriginal language families in Australia based on the map prepared by Oates and Oates and supplemented with information from the following source: "Languages of the World: Indo-Pacific Fascicle Six" by Geoffrey N. O'Grady and C.F. and F.M. Voegelin.

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