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Cradle of Humankind
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Title Cradle of Humankind
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Keywords historic
Province Gauteng
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Description Sterkfontein Caves Excavation site where world-acclaimed fossils have been discovered. The Sterkfontein Caves at Cradle of Humankind is a World Heritage Site. The Cradle of Humankind Site comprises a strip of a dozen dolomitic limestone caves containing the fossillised remains of ancient forms of animals, plants and most importantly, hominids. The dolomite in which the caves formed, started out as coral reefs growing in a worm shallow sea about 2.3 billion years ago.
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Country South Africa
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