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ID: 6002410
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Hadar (prehistoric site)  Hadar (prehistoric site)

Note: Site near the Awash River, ca. 300 km from Addis Ababa; famed for fossils of hominid Australophithecus afarensis, particularly the skeleton known as "Lucy," a line believed to be older than Australopithecus africanus.

Names:
Hadar (preferred,C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Ethiopia (nation)  ........  Ethiopia (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of lost & found/Ityop'iya (miscellaneous)  ............  lost & found/Ityop'iya (miscellaneous) (P)
Hierarchy of Hadar (prehistoric site)  ................  Hadar (prehistoric site) (P)

Place Types:
prehistoric site (preferred, C)  ............  site of fossils dating from 2.9 million years ago
archaeological site (C)  ............  since 1973

Sources and Contributors:
Hadar..........  [VP Preferred]
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 605
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 605
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Shaw and Jameson, Dictionary of Archaeology (2002) 263

 

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