Kuk Swamp


Kuk Swamp

Infobox World Heritage Site
WHS = Kuk Early Agricultural Site


State Party = PNG
Type = Cultural
Criteria = iii, iv
ID = 887
Region = Asia-Pacific
Year = 2008
Session = 32st
Link = http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/887

Kuk Swamp is an archaeological site in New Guinea.

Evidence for early agricultural drainage systems was found here, beginning about 9,000 years ago.

In 2008, it was listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

External links

* http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2003/06/0623_030623_kukagriculture.html
* http://whc.unesco.org/en/tentativelists/5059/


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