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S Wurz – The Geography of South Africa: Contemporary …, 2019
During the past 100,000 years the fluctuating climate that included two glacials and three interglacials resulted in a continuously changing South African landscape. The multitude of archaeological sites on the landscape shows that climate presented no …
Progressive aridification in East Africa over the last half million years and implications for human evolution
RB Owen, VM Muiruri, TK Lowenstein, RW Renaut… – Proceedings of the National …, 2018
Evidence for Quaternary climate change in East Africa has been derived from outcrops on land and lake cores and from marine dust, leaf wax, and pollen records. These data have previously been used to evaluate the impact of climate change on …