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E Milman, J Daugherty, Z Alemseged, K Brennan… – Journal of …, 2019
… A. afarensis specimens have been collected from six sites in eastern Africa that span from 3.7 to 3.0 million years ago (Kimbel and Delezene 2009). The discovery of A. afarensis in the 1970s marked a significant turning point in …
Migration of Pleistocene shorelines across the Palaeo-Agulhas Plain: Evidence from dated sub-bottom profiles and archaeological shellfish assemblages
Hayley C. Cawthra, Robert J. Anderson, Jan C. De Vynck, Zenobia Jacobs, Curtis W. Marean. (2019). Quaternary Science Reviews, Article Number 106107, Available online 2 December 2019.
A geological explanation for occupation patterns of ESA and early MSA humans in Southwestern Namibia? An interdisciplinary study
Terry Hardaker. (2019). Proceedings of the Geologists’ Association, Available online 29 November 2019.
Fingerprinting of quartzitic outcrops at Oldupai Gorge, Tanzania
María Soto, Julien Favreau, Kathryn Campeau, Tristan Carter, Julio Mercader. (2020). Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, Volume 29, Article Number 102010.