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Cave in the Pyrenees in Asturias. Dating of Neanderthal and Cro-Magnon occupation showed that the two species did not co-exist on the Iberian Peninsula.

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Neanderthals and Cro-magnons Did Not Coexist on the Iberian Peninsula (2014)[]

Study re-dates bones at three Pyrenees caves using collagen DNA testing finds that there was a large gap between Neanderthal's and Cro-magnons' use of the cave, suggesting they did not co-exist on the peninsula. It is consistent with other regional studies which suggests no contact may have been made in Western Europe.
See also Neanderthals, Modern Humans, Neanderthal - Cro-Magnon Contact, L'Arbreda, Labeko Koba, La Vina