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~6,050 years old          
Locality: Wuyang Jiahu, Henan Province, China

(age between 0.0061 Ma and 0.006 Ma based on Radiocarbon)
~26,500 years old          
Locality: Cova Gran Upper Paleolithic levels, south-eastern Pyrenees in Catalonia, Spain

(age between 0.032 Ma and 0.021 Ma based on Radiocarbon)
~28,500 years old          
Locality: Mladec, (Mladeç), Moravia, Czech Republic

(age between 0.031 Ma and 0.026 Ma based on Radiocarbon)
~43,500 years old          
Locality: Grotta di Fumane, Fumane Cave, Lessini Hills, north of Verona, Italy

(age between 0.0448 Ma and 0.0422 Ma based on Radiocarbon, ESR)
~55,000 years old          
Locality: Loyangalani (Tanzania), east of Lake Victoria, Tanzania

(age between 0.1 Ma and 0.01 Ma based on unspecified)
~73,000 years old          
Locality: Blombos M1 level, M1 level, South Africa

(age between 0.076 Ma and 0.07 Ma based on Optically stimulated luminescence (OSL))
~99,000 years old          
Locality: Blombos M3 level, M3 level, South Africa

(age between 0.104 Ma and 0.094 Ma based on Optically stimulated luminescence (OSL))
~117,000 years old          
Locality: Skhul, ain Ghazal, Israel

(age between 0.134 Ma and 0.1 Ma based on ESR, U-series)
~142,000 years old          
Locality: Pinnacle Point, Mossel Bay, South Africa

(age between 0.164 Ma and 0.120 Ma based on OSL)
~452,500 years old          
Locality: Tan Tan, Draa River north of town of Tan Tan (incorrect location decribed by Bednarik, 2003), Morocco

(age between 0.78 Ma and 0.125 Ma based on Archaeology)

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tool icon legend mode 5 hot sybol hot spot mode 4 hot spot fire hot spot mode 3 hot spot mode 2 hot spot mode 1 hot spot presents precise geographic locations and current best date estimates for late Miocene, Pliocene, and Pleistocene sites with human ancestor (hominin) fossils and archaeology. Several interactive visual interfaces allow users to generate maps and tables that relate localities, fossils, tools, and evolutioanry events with geography and time. The data content is dynamic and is updated daily, as are new interface features. This site started as a course syllabus for Anthropology 3101: Human Evolution 2 at California State University, East Bay, and grew with each quarter it was used. Now has over 200 sites and hundreds of bibliographic citations. Check back often for updates. human evolution database paleoanthropology biological anthropology database physical anthropology human origins coordinates site locations location latitude longitude age Pleistocene database Quaternary database Pliocene Holocene evolutionary history site database geochronology hominin hominidae hominid hominini acheulean oldowan middle stone age mousterian paleolithic late stone age neolithic hominin database hominin DB hominin darabase hominin dayabase hominin datavase hominid darabase hominid dayabase hominid datavase hominid database hominid fossil database human origins database hominin database hominin fossil database hominid skull human ancestor database fossil human ancestors best paleoanthropology site best paleoanthropology database best hominin database best hominid database hominin site database hominid site database coordinates map hominid site map hominin site map paleoanthropology site coordinates human evolution database human origins database fossil record database