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The South African Archaeological Bulletin, ISSN 0038-1969, 6/2010, Volume 65, Issue 191, pp. 3 - 12
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TYDSKRIF VIR GEESTESWETENSKAPPE, ISSN 0041-4751, 09/2013, Volume 53, Issue 3, pp. 331 - 345
Over the past two decades the South African government has paid a lot of attention to palaeontology. Government enthusiastically promoted the fossil heritage... 
fossil sites | museums | government | fossils | SOCIAL ISSUES | evolution | curriculum | palaeontology | research | Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site
Journal Article
TD : The Journal for Transdisciplinary Research in Southern Africa, ISSN 1817-4434, 07/2010, Volume 6, Issue 1, pp. 73 - 92
There is a significant environmental risk posed to the region in which one of the most important and richest archaeological and palaeontological resources is... 
Karst system | Dolomite | Archaeological and palaeontological resources | Sterkfontein Caves | Risks and impacts | Acid mine drainage | Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site
Journal Article
The Journal for Transdisciplinary Research in Southern Africa, ISSN 1817-4434, 04/2010, Volume 6, Issue 1, pp. e1 - e20
There is a significant environmental risk posed to the region in which one of the most important and richest archaeological and palaeontological resources is... 
dolomite | risks and impacts | karst system | Sterkfontein Caves, acid mine drainage | Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site | archaeological and palaeontological resources
Journal Article
Suid-Afrikaanse Tydskrif vir Natuurwetenskap en Tegnologie, ISSN 0254-3486, 09/2007, Volume 26, Issue 3, pp. 177 - 195
Journal Article
Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, ISSN 0034-6667, 02/2019, Volume 261, pp. 18 - 30
The selection of foods in any environment depends on a variety of factors, including the nutrient availability and antifeedant loads in the component habitats.... 
Phytoliths | South Africa | Antifeedants | Protein | Fiber | Cradle of Humankind | SOUTH-AFRICA | AUSTRALOPITHECUS-AFRICANUS | UNDERGROUND-STORAGE ORGANS | FALLBACK FOODS | PLANT SCIENCES | HABITAT SELECTION | PALEONTOLOGY | EVOLUTION | HERBIVORE | STABLE-ISOTOPE | STERKFONTEIN | VEGETATION | Historic sites | Archaeology | Plants | Fertilizer industry | Wetlands | Environmental protection
Journal Article
Journal of African Earth Sciences, ISSN 1464-343X, 02/2013, Volume 78, pp. 109 - 131
► We provide constraints on the evolution of the landscape in the Cradle of Humankind, South Africa. ► Landscape dynamics can be linked to the distribution of... 
Hominins | Geomorphology | Landscape | Malapa | Tectonics | Cradle of Humankind | AR-40/AR-39 AGE | HUMAN-EVOLUTION | CLIMATE-CHANGE | ACTIVE TECTONICS | FISSION-TRACK THERMOCHRONOLOGY | AUSTRALOPITHECUS-SEDIBA | GEOSCIENCES, MULTIDISCIPLINARY | KAAPVAAL CRATON | DENUDATION RATES | STERKFONTEIN | GENUS HOMO | Human evolution | Tectonics (Geology) | Fossils
Journal Article
South African Archaeological Bulletin, ISSN 0038-1969, 06/2018, Volume 73, Issue 207, pp. 35 - 40
There are about 151 snake species in southern Africa, but little is known about their diversity and evolution during the past 23 million years. Snakes are... 
Environmental aspects | Climatic changes | Breccia | Herpetology | Elapidae | Paleontology | breccia | FANGS | Cradle of Human-kind World Heritage Site | EARLY PLIOCENE | RODENTIA | Plio-Pleistocene | herpetology | ARCHAEOLOGY
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Archaeological Prospection, ISSN 1075-2196, 01/2018, Volume 25, Issue 1, pp. 45 - 58
This paper presents the results of a recent three‐dimensional (3D) survey at the Drimolen Makondo palaeontological deposits in the Hominid Sites of South... 
terrestrial laser scanning | cradle of humankind | palaeontology | 3D models | photogrammetry | Drimolen | SITE | AUSTRALOPITHECUS-AFRICANUS | ARCHAEOLOGY | GIS | METHODOLOGY | GEOSCIENCES, MULTIDISCIPLINARY | WONDERWERK CAVE | DEPOSITS | DIGITAL PHOTOGRAMMETRY | RANGE | GAUTENG | TAUNG | Archaeology | Usage | Analysis | Geospatial data | Historic sites | Methods | Paleontology | Geographic information systems
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Geoarchaeology, ISSN 0883-6353, 05/2018, Volume 33, Issue 3, pp. 291 - 306
The Malapa site has yielded unusually abundant and well preserved fossils of Australopithecus sediba. While some elements were found in situ during excavation,... 
early hominins | virtual imaging techniques | depositional processes | cave taphonomy | Cradle of Humankind | INFORMATION | ARCHAEOLOGY | PRESERVATION | GEOSCIENCES, MULTIDISCIPLINARY | PALEOENVIRONMENT | DEPOSITS | TAPHONOMY | STERKFONTEIN | ACCUMULATION | HUMANKIND | CRADLE | BONE ASSEMBLAGE | Sediments (Geology) | Fossil hominids | Fossils
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American Anthropologist, ISSN 0002-7294, 03/2018, Volume 120, Issue 1, pp. 39 - 54
ABSTRACT The Sterkfontein Caves, the richest Australopithecus‐bearing site in the world, occupies a crucial position in the history of South African scientific... 
FOOT BONES | SOUTH-AFRICA | Robert Broom | HUMAN-EVOLUTION | HOMO | MILNER HALL | Sterkfontein | Cradle of Humankind | SKELETON | paleoanthropology | AUSTRALOPITHECUS-SEDIBA | Australopithecus | GAUTENG PROVINCE | FOSSIL HOMINID | ANTHROPOLOGY | MEMBER 4 | Century in review | Caves | Cultural heritage | Anthropology | Paleontology | Hominids | Autobiographical literature
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Journal of Human Evolution, ISSN 0047-2484, 07/2016, Volume 96, pp. 19 - 34
Concentrations of cosmogenic Be, measured in quartz from chert and river sediment around the Crad