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~1,000,000 years old          
Locality: Sunjiadong, Luoyang, Luanchuan County, Henan, China, China

(age between 1.8 Ma and 0.2 Ma based on No basis)
~1,090,000 years old          
Locality: Xiaodukou, Nihewan Basin, China

(age between 1.78 Ma and 0.4 Ma based on Paleomag)
~1,100,000 years old          
Locality: Yuanmou, Shangnabang, China

(age between 1.7 Ma and 0.5 Ma based on Biochronology and paleomagnetism)
~1,300,000 years old          
Locality: Kilombe, Kilombe Volcano, between Lake Victoria and Nairobi, Kenya

(age between 1.8 Ma and 0.8 Ma based on )
~1,350,000 years old          
Locality: Kanjera, Winam Bay, Lake Vicotria, Near Mount Homa, Kenya

(age between 2.2 Ma and 0.5 Ma based on )
~1,360,000 years old          
Locality: Swartkrans Member 2, Swartkrans, Cradle of Humankind, South Africa

(age between 1.65 Ma and 1.07 Ma based on U-Pb on teeth)
~1,370,000 years old          
Locality: Wonderwerk Cave; Major Unit 8 (Exc. 1 11), Kuruman Hills, situated between Danielskuil and Kuruman in the Northern Cape Province, South Africa

(age between 1.96 Ma and 0.78 Ma based on Paleomag; Inferred from surrounding dated units)
~1,370,000 years old          
Locality: Wonderwerk Cave; Major Unit 9 (Exc. 1 12a-c), Kuruman Hills, situated between Danielskuil and Kuruman in the Northern Cape Province, South Africa

(age between 1.96 Ma and 0.78 Ma based on Paleomag and Al-Be radiometric dating)
~1,400,000 years old          
Locality: Perning or Mojokerto, upper Pucangan Formation, Indonesia

(age between 1.8 Ma and 1 Ma based on K-Ar (but not problems with provenience)
~1,460,000 years old          
Locality: Olduvai Gorge Bed II, Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania

(age between 1.75 Ma and 1.17 Ma based on K-Ar)
~1,460,000 years old          
Locality: Omo Member K, Member K, Omo Shungura, northern Lake Turkana, Ethiopia

(age between 1.53 Ma and 1.39 Ma based on K-Ar)
~1,470,000 years old          
Locality: West Turkana Nariokotome III Kaitio Member, West Turkana, Kenya

(age between 1.55 Ma and 1.39 Ma based on K-Ar)
~1,500,000 years old          
Locality: Ubeidiya, Jordan Valley, Israel

(age between 1.6 Ma and 1.4 Ma based on Biochron)
~1,520,000 years old          
Locality: Koobi Fora Okote Member, Koobi Fora Formation, Kenya

(age between 1.53 Ma and 1.51 Ma based on K-Ar)
~1,565,000 years old          
Locality: Konso Kayle Member, Konso-Gardula, Ethiopia

(age between 1.72 Ma and 1.41 Ma based on K-Ar)
~1,567,000 years old          
Locality: Ileret (KBS Member), KBS Member, Ileret East Turkana, Kenya

(age between 1.607 Ma and 1.527 Ma based on Ar-Ar)
~1,615,000 years old          
Locality: Vaal River Rietputs Formation, Rietputs Formation, Windsorton, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

(age between 1.89 Ma and 1.34 Ma based on An absolute dating technique based on the build-up and decay of 26Al and 10Be in the mineral quartz)
~1,625,000 years old          
Locality: Majuangou, (lowest level) Nihewan basin, northern China, China

(age between 1.7 Ma and 1.55 Ma based on Paleomag)
~1,635,000 years old          
Locality: Omo Member J, Member J, Omo Shungura, northern Lake Turkana, Ethiopia

(age between 1.74 Ma and 1.53 Ma based on K-Ar)
~1,650,000 years old          
Locality: Coopers Cave, Sterkfontein Valley, South Africa

(age between 1.9 Ma and 1.4 Ma based on Biostrat and Uranium-series)
~1,700,000 years old          
Locality: Dmanisi, southwest of Tbilisi eastern Georgia, Georgia

(age between 1.8 Ma and 1.6 Ma based on K-Ar, paleomag)
~1,710,000 years old          
Locality: Chesowanja, Chemoigut Formation, Lake Baringo Area, Kenya

(age between 2 Ma and 1.42 Ma based on K-Ar)
~1,725,000 years old          
Locality: Kokiselei Lower Kaitio Member, West Turkana, Kokiselei, Kenya

(age between 1.8 Ma and 1.65 Ma based on K-Ar, paleomag, strat iterp)
~1,745,000 years old          
Locality: Koobi Fora KBS Member, Koobi Fora Formation, East Lake Turkana, Kenya

(age between 1.87 Ma and 1.62 Ma based on K-Ar)
~1,750,000 years old          
Locality: Kromdraai, Cradle of Humankind, South Africa

(age between 2 Ma and 1.5 Ma based on Biochron, paleomag, ESR)
~1,765,000 years old          
Locality: Kokiselei KS4, Kokiselei KS4, Nachukui Formation, West Turkana, Kenya

(age between 1.81 Ma and 1.72 Ma based on Linear extrapolation (visual projection) from nearby KBS and Kalochoro tuffs )
~1,785,000 years old          
Locality: Lezignan-le-Cebe, Hérault Valley, France

(age between 2 Ma and 1.57 Ma based on Ar-Ar)
~1,815,000 years old          
Locality: Konso Turuho Member, Konso-Gardula, Ethiopia

(age between 1.91 Ma and 1.72 Ma based on K-Ar)
~1,820,000 years old          
Locality: Omo Member H, Member H, Omo Shungura, northern Lake Turkana, Ethiopia

(age between 1.9 Ma and 1.74 Ma based on K-Ar)
~1,830,000 years old          
Locality: Swartkrans Member 1 (Hanging remnant and Lower Bank), Swartkrans, Cradle of Humankind, South Africa

(age between 2.21 Ma and 1.45 Ma based on U-Pb on teeth)
~1,830,000 years old          
Locality: Drimolen, Cradle of Humankind, South Africa

(age between 2.21 Ma and 1.45 Ma based on Faunal correlation with Swartkrans Member 1)
~1,860,000 years old          
Locality: Koobi Fora Area 123, Area 123, Bura Hasuma region, KBS Member or Upper Burgi Member, Koobi Fora Formation, East Lake Turkana, Kenya

(age between 1.94 Ma and 1.78 Ma based on K-Ar)
~1,865,000 years old          
Locality: Malapa Cave, Grootvleispruit streambed, South Africa

(age between 1.95 Ma and 1.78 Ma based on U-Pb, Paleomag)
~1,900,000 years old          
Locality: Nyabusosi, Western Rift near Lake Albert, Uganda

(age between 2.3 Ma and 1.5 Ma based on Biostrat correlation to Omo Shungura G, lower hominid-bearing unit unly)
~1,910,000 years old          
Locality: Olduvai Gorge Bed I, Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania

(age between 2.03 Ma and 1.79 Ma based on K-Ar)
~1,950,000 years old          
Locality: Sterkfontein Member 5, Sterkfontein, Cradle of Humankind, South Africa

(age between 2.5 Ma and 1.4 Ma based on Fauna, artifact content)
~1,955,000 years old          
Locality: Konso Sorobo Member, Konso-Gardula, Ethiopia

(age between 2 Ma and 1.91 Ma based on K-Ar)
~2,100,000 years old          
Locality: Ain Hanech, Near town of Lakhdara, Algeria

(age between 2.4 Ma and 1.8 Ma based on Biostratigraphy and paleomag)
~2,105,000 years old          
Locality: Omo Member G, Omo Shungura, northern Lake Turkana, Ethiopia

(age between 2.31 Ma and 1.9 Ma based on K-Ar)
~2,280,000 years old          
Locality: Koobi Fora Burgi Member, Koobi Fora Formation, East Lake Turkana, Kenya

(age between 2.68 Ma and 1.88 Ma based on K-Ar)
~2,840,000 years old          
Locality: Sterkfontein Member 4, Sterkfontein, Cradle of Humankind, South Africa

(age between 4.18 Ma and 1.5 Ma based on Biochron and Paleomag)
~3,065,000 years old          
Locality: Sterkfontein Member 2, Sterkfontein, Cradle of Humankind, South Africa

(age between 4.18 Ma and 1.95 Ma based on Biochron and Paleomag)

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