Hominin Footprints from Early Pleistocene Deposits at Happisburgh, UK

@inproceedings{Ashton2014HomininFF,
  title={Hominin Footprints from Early Pleistocene Deposits at Happisburgh, UK},
  author={N. Ashton and Simon G. Lewis and Isabelle De Groote and Sarah M. Duffy and Martin Bates and R. H. T. Bates and Peter Hoare and Margaret D. Lewis and Simon A. Parfitt and Sylvia M. Peglar and Craig Williams and Chris Stringer},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2014}
}
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 the preservation of sediments containing Early Pleistocene fauna and flora, but since 2005 has also yielded humanly made flint artefacts, extending the record of human occupation of northern Europe by at least 350,000 years. The sediments consist of sands, gravels and laminated silts laid down by a… CONTINUE READING

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