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Early Pleistocene human occupation at the edge of the boreal zone in northwest Europe
The dispersal of early humans from Africa by 1.75 Myr ago led to a marked expansion of their range, from the island of Flores in the east to the Iberian peninsula in the west. This range encompassed… Expand
Hominin Footprints from Early Pleistocene Deposits at Happisburgh, UK
Investigations at Happisburgh, UK, have revealed the oldest known hominin footprint surface outside Africa at between ca. 1 million and 0.78 million years ago. The site has long been recognised for… Expand
Deserted Britain: declining populations in the British Late Middle Pleistocene
This paper defines the potential reasons for low population levels in Oxygen Isotope Stages 6–4: climate, habitat preferences and sea level.
New evidence for complex climate change in MIS 11 from Hoxne, Suffolk, UK
- N. Ashton, S. G. Lewis, S. Parfitt, K. Penkman, G. Russell Coope
- Geology, Medicine
- Quaternary science reviews
- 1 April 2008
The climatic signal of Marine Isotope Stage (MIS) 11 is well-documented in marine and ice-sheet isotopic records and is known to comprise at least two major warm episodes with an intervening cool… Expand
Lower Palaeolithic Core Technology and the Origins of the Levallois Method in North‐Western Europe
The appearance of Levallois technology ca. 300,000– 250,000 years ago (oxygen isotope stage 8) is commonly used to define the Lower-to-Middle Palaeolithic boundary in Europe (see Ronen 1982) and… Expand
Excavations at Barnfield Pit, Swanscombe, 1968-72
A history of quarrying in the Swanscombe area the history of geological research at Barnfield Pit, Swanscombe through the looking-glass - the history of archaeological research at Barnfield Pit,… Expand
The emergence, diversity and significance of Mode 3 (prepared core) technologies.
Abstract This chapter investigates the background to the emergence of Levallois technologies in Europe by reviewing the development of the broader range of Mode 3 (prepared core) technologies from… Expand
Mapping the human record in the British early Palaeolithic: evidence from the Solent River system†
The lithic record from the Solent River and its tributaries is re-examined in the light of recent interpretations about the changing demography of Britain during the Lower and early Middle… Expand