History of Prehistory
 Geochronological timescale
 Hominin Species Names
 Site List
Sites about 2 to 3 million years old:
Kanjera ~ 1.35 Ma
Swartkrans Member 1 (Hanging remnant and Lower Bank) ~ 1.83 Ma
Drimolen ~ 1.83 Ma
Nyabusosi ~ 1.9 Ma
Olduvai Gorge Bed I ~ 1.91 Ma
Sterkfontein Member 5 ~ 1.95 Ma
Ain Hanech ~ 2.1 Ma
Omo Member G ~ 2.105 Ma
Koobi Fora Burgi Member ~ 2.28 Ma
Lokalalei LA1 ~ 2.34 Ma
Lokalalei LA2C ~ 2.34 Ma
Omo Member F ~ 2.345 Ma
Hadar Busidima- Upper Kadar Hadar Member ~ 2.365 Ma
Omo Member E ~ 2.38 Ma
Chiwondo Beds Uraha ~ 2.4 Ma
Chemeron BPRP#2 (EAGRU site JM85) ~ 2.421 Ma
Omo Member D ~ 2.46 Ma
Middle Awash Hata Member ~ 2.475 Ma
Laetoli Garusi Upper Ndolanya Beds ~ 2.48 Ma
Taung ~ 2.5 Ma
Lomekwi 1 Upper Lomekwi Member ~ 2.5 Ma
Gona Ounda Gona OGS 6 ~ 2.565 Ma
Omo Member C ~ 2.685 Ma
Sterkfontein Member 4 ~ 2.84 Ma
Hadar Lower Kada Hadar Member (KH-BKT2) ~ 3.05 Ma
Koobi Fora Tulu Bor Member ~ 3.065 Ma
Sterkfontein Member 2 ~ 3.065 Ma
Makapansgat ~ 3.11 Ma
Omo Member B ~ 3.11 Ma
Sites with age ranges that overlap or fall within the period from

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Species legend 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