Dictionary of Human Evolution and Biology

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Chemeron Formation

Sedimentary unit in the Lake Baringo region of Kenya. A younger segment is dated to 2.5-1.5 mya. Paleoenvironment reconstruction, from faunal lists, suggests a lake or lake marginal regime. An older segment at Tabarin is dated to 4.48-4.41 mya, and contains the Tabarin mandible fragment (KNM-TH 13150).

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