https://www.dailymail.co.uk/science...n-closely-related-indigenous-Australians.html Dam That's a really great expanse of ocean, but it seems not to have counted for much One question occurs though. If they were such great mariners why and how did they lose the skill so thoroughly that there is no trace of it in either people now? Admittedly 30,000 years is a long time indeed. (6x recorded history) but you'd think they'd still at least maybe live close to the seashore or something. .