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Prehistoric Scratchpad

Our human ancestor species evolved and spread throughout much of the Old World. Homo Erectus may have been dominant at this time, with pockets of older humanity still around.

1 Million Years Ago Web Pages[]


East Africa

  • Lake Turkana - Lake in Kenya where many types of humans over the ages lived.
  • Middle Awash - Site in Ethiopia along the Awash River. Fossils of humans of different kind over the ages has been found.

South Africa

  • Wonderwerk Cave - Cave in South Africa where the earliest use of Fire has been confirmed.

West Europe


Near East

East Asia

  • Nihawan Basin - River basin in China just west of Beijing that is home to many archaeological dates dating from almost 2 million years ago to a hundred thousand years ago.

Australia & Oceana


  • Allan Hills - A hilly area of Antarctica near the start of the Trans-Antarctic Mountains. Has martian and lunar meteors, blue ice cores dating 2.4 million years, and a fossilized forest from the Triassic period.

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