However, flared instruments play a higher pitch than unflared instruments of the same length.
There are numerous names for the instrument among the Aboriginal peoples of northern Australia, none of which closely resemble the word "didgeridoo" (see below).
The climax is the Twelve Apostles, where the raging Southern Ocean has gnawed the limestone cliffs to leave tall pillars of more resilient rock stranded out at sea. Australian Stories may contain the names and images of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people now deceased.Australian Stories also contain links to sites that may use images of Aboriginal and Islander people now deceased.).Several well-preserved fossils of giant marsupials have also been found here.Willandra contains some of the earliest evidence of Homo sapiens sapiens outside Africa."Didgeridoo" is considered to be an onomatopoetic word of Western invention.The earliest occurrences of the word in print include a 1908 edition of the Hamilton Spectator, Dúdaire/dúidire is a noun that may mean, depending on the context, "trumpeter", "hummer", "crooner", "long-necked person", "puffer", "eavesdropper", or "chain smoker", while dubh means "black" and dúth means "native".The evidence of occupation deposits establishes that humans had dispersed as far as Australia by 42,000 years ago.Sites also illustrate human burials that are of great antiquity, such as a cremation dating to around 40,000 years BP, the oldest ritual cremation site in the world, and traces of complex plant-food gathering systems that date back before 18,000 years BP associated with grindstones to produce flour from wild grass seeds, at much the same time as their use in the Middle East.Dreaming stories pass on important knowledge, cultural values and belief systems to later generations.Through song, dance, painting and storytelling which express the dreaming stories, Aborigines have maintained a link with the Dreaming from ancient times to today, creating a rich cultural heritage.