Azokh Cave and the Transcaucasian Corridor (Vertebrate by Yolanda Fernández-Jalvo,Tania King,Levon Yepiskoposyan,Peter PDF

By Yolanda Fernández-Jalvo,Tania King,Levon Yepiskoposyan,Peter Andrews

This edited quantity describes the geology, stratigraphy, anthropology, archaeology, courting, taphonomy, paleobotany, paleontology and paleoecology of Azokh caves (also referred to as Azykh or Azikh). The chapters evaluation exhaustively the foremost contemporary examine in this limestone karstic web site, that's situated close to the village of an analogous identify within the quarter of Nagorno Karabagh within the south-eastern finish of the Lesser Caucasus. the location is important as a result of its geographic position at a massive migratory crossroad among Africa and Eurasia. those caves include a nearly entire sedimentary series of the transition among H.heidelbergensis and H. neanderthalensis continuing to later Pleistocene and Holocene stratified sediment. the location is additionally very important as a result of the discovery of Neanderthal is still by way of the present study crew as well as the center Pleistocene hominin fossils in the course of a prior part of excavation paintings led via M. Huseinov. on the middle of this e-book is the problem of ways this web site pertains to human evolution.

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