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A critique of evidence for human occupation of Europe older than the Jaramillo subchron (∼1 Ma): Comment on Toro-Moyano et al. (2013)

Giovanni Muttoni; Giancarlo Scardia; Dennis V. Kent

Title:
A critique of evidence for human occupation of Europe older than the Jaramillo subchron (∼1 Ma): Comment on Toro-Moyano et al. (2013)
Author(s):
Muttoni, Giovanni
Scardia, Giancarlo
Kent, Dennis V.
Date:
Type:
Articles
Department(s):
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Volume:
65
Persistent URL:
Book/Journal Title:
Journal of Human Evolution
Abstract:
The recently dated human tooth from Barranco León, Spain, would seem to indicate that hominins were present in southern Europe as early asw1.4 Ma (millions of years ago) based on electron spin resonance (ESR) ages on quartz grains coupled with magnetostratigraphic and biochronologic correlations (Toro-Moyano et al., 2013). We suggest that the evidence for human occupation of Europe prior to 1 Ma is highly equivocal.
Subject(s):
Paleoclimatology
Geophysics
Publisher DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhevol.2013.08.005
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Suggested Citation:
Giovanni Muttoni, Giancarlo Scardia, Dennis V. Kent, , A critique of evidence for human occupation of Europe older than the Jaramillo subchron (∼1 Ma): Comment on Toro-Moyano et al. (2013), Columbia University Academic Commons, .

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