Most of the 1,732-year difference resides in numerical discrepancies in the genealogies of the two versions of the Book of Genesis.Patriarchs from Adam to Terah, the father of Abraham, are said to be older by as much as 100 years or more when they begat their named son in the Greek Septuagint than they were in the Latin Vulgate (Genesis 5; Genesis 11) or the Hebrew Tanakh (Gen 5; Gen 11).
This rock is classified as belonging to the Upper Tertiary geological system.
Evolutionary belief therefore maintains that this rock is around 20 million years old.
by Tas Walker Darwin considered the Australian Aborigines as primitive and not much evolved from the ‘anthropoid apes’.
He anticipated that the ‘wilder races’ would become extinct because survival of the fittest meant they would be superseded by the evolutionarily-advanced ‘civilised’ races.
An evolutionary view of human origins underlies the World Heritage listing of the Lake Mungo site.