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Sites with age ranges that overlap or fall within the period from
Ma     Ma  Keyword search: INSTRUCTIONS
~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)
~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)
~2,400,000 years old          
Locality: Chiwondo Beds Uraha, Chiwondo, Malawi

(age between 2.5 Ma and 2.3 Ma based on Biochron)
~2,421,000 years old          
Locality: Chemeron BPRP#2 (EAGRU site JM85), Chemeron Formation, Baringo Hills, Kapthurin River area, Kenya

(age between 2.462 Ma and 2.38 Ma based on K-Ar)
~2,460,000 years old          
Locality: Omo Member D, Member D, Omo Shungura, northern Lake Turkana, Ethiopia

(age between 2.52 Ma and 2.4 Ma based on K-Ar)
~2,475,000 years old          
Locality: Middle Awash Hata Member, Middle Awash area, Bouri Formation, Ethiopia

(age between 2.5 Ma and 2.45 Ma based on K-Ar, paleomag)
~2,480,000 years old          
Locality: Laetoli Garusi Upper Ndolanya Beds, Laetoli, Tanzania

(age between 2.66 Ma and 2.3 Ma based on K-Ar)
~2,500,000 years old          
Locality: Taung, Taung, South Africa

(age between 3 Ma and 2 Ma based on Biochron)
~2,500,000 years old          
Locality: Lomekwi 1 Upper Lomekwi Member, West Turkana, Kenya

(age between 2.57 Ma and 2.43 Ma based on K-AR, Paleomag)
~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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Fossilized.org 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 fossilized.org 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