Paleolithic hominins and settlement in Croatia from MIS 6 to MIS 3: Research history and current interpretations

  title={Paleolithic hominins and settlement in Croatia from MIS 6 to MIS 3: Research history and current interpretations},
  author={Ivor Karavani{\'c} and Nikola Vukosavljevi{\'c} and Ivor Jankovi{\'c} and James Chapin McLaughlin Ahern and Fred H. Smith},
  journal={Quaternary International},
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Quaternary of Croatia


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