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Earliest humans in Europe: the age of TD6 Gran Dolina, Atapuerca, Spain.
Hominid remains found in 1994 from the stratified Gran Dolina karst-filling at the Atapuerca site in NE Spain were dated to somewhat greater than 780 ka based on palaeomagnetic measurements, makingExpand
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The oldest human fossil in Europe, from Orce (Spain).
The Orce region has one of the best late Pliocene and early Pleistocene continental paleobiological records of Europe. It is situated in the northeastern sector of the intramontane Guadix-Baza BasinExpand
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ESR dating of quartz from quaternary sediments: First attempt
Abstract Wind-blown sand from Arago cave at Tautavel and beach sand from Terra Amata at Nice are studied for the dating by a quartz large grain technique using electron spin resonance (ESR). TheExpand
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New parameters for the characterization of diagenetic alterations and heat-induced changes of fossil bone mineral using Fourier transform infrared spectrometry
Abstract Diagenetic alteration may limit the potential use of the biogenic composition of fossil bone as a reliable source of information for dietary, environmental and climatic reconstructions. OneExpand
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Radiometric dating of the type-site for Homo heidelbergensis at Mauer, Germany
The Mauer mandible, holotype of Homo heidelbergensis, was found in 1907 in fluvial sands deposited by the Neckar River 10 km southeast of Heidelberg, Germany. The fossil is an important key toExpand
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A new Lower Pleistocene archeological site in Europe (Vallparadís, Barcelona, Spain)
Here we report the discovery of a new late Lower Pleistocene site named Vallparadís (Barcelona, Spain) that produced a rich archeological and paleontological sequence dated from the upper boundary ofExpand
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Neandertal roots: Cranial and chronological evidence from Sima de los Huesos
Neandertal ancestors from Pleistocene Spain The Sima de los Huesos site in Atapuerca, northern Spain, is a rich source of fossil hominin specimens. The site has now yielded further skull specimensExpand
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Did early man reach Java during the late Pliocene
Abstract Homo erectus ( Pithecanthropus ) reached Java from the Asian continent and became one of the oldest islanders in the world. This article deals with the palaeomagnetic and 40 Ar/ 39 Ar datingExpand
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Upper Pleistocene Homo sapiens from the Tabon cave (Palawan, The Philippines): description and dating of new discoveries
Abstract Among the poor fossil record of Southeast Asian Upper Pleistocene Homo sapiens , the Tabon human remains [12] are frequently cited in the literature despite very scarce publishedExpand
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On the limits of using combined U-series/ESR method to date fossil teeth from two Early Pleistocene archaeological sites of the Orce area (Guadix-Baza basin, Spain)
The combined U-series/electron spin resonance (ESR) dating method was applied to nine teeth from two Early Pleistocene archaeological sites located in the Orce area (Guadix-Baza Basin, SouthernExpand
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