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CountrySiteTraits / Notable Details
IndonesiaDubois found Pithecanthropus erectus here along the Solo River
Ethiopia Lucy skeleton was found here, and older dating in the 3-3.9 million years range
GeorgiaA gracile hominid was found here with a relatively brain, and small teeth, there was also an older toothless man found here
Spain (two sites listed in alphabetical order with and in between)Remains of large mammals like elephants were found here, and more finely worked Acheulean tools
KenyaMany handaxes and mammalian fossils were found here, along with signifcant evidence of river transport by Homo erectus
ChinaHere John Anderrson found evidence of quartz being moved, Davidson Black found crude choppper tools, first use of fire possibly
TanzaniaFirst radiometric dating up to 1.75 million years
SpainCrude chopper tools, and bones with cut-marks suggesting cannibalism
TanzaniaLeakey finds footprints older than Olduvai dated at 1.75 million years
Kenya / EthiopiaShungura formation, black skull was found here, first time that gracile and robust hominids were found together

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