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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 often called Azykh or Azikh). The chapters evaluation exhaustively the major fresh examine in this limestone karstic web site, that's situated close to the village of an identical identify within the sector of Nagorno Karabagh within the south-eastern finish of the Lesser Caucasus. the location is critical as a result of its geographic place at a massive migratory crossroad among Africa and Eurasia. those caves include a virtually whole sedimentary series of the transition among H.heidelbergensis and H. neanderthalensis continuing to later Pleistocene and Holocene stratified sediment. the location is additionally vital as a result discovery of Neanderthal continues to be through the present study staff as well as the center Pleistocene hominin fossils in the course of a prior section of excavation paintings led through M. Huseinov. on the center of this booklet is the problem of ways this web site pertains to human evolution.

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