Dictionary of Human Evolution and Biology

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Kathwanga Point

Paleontological site found in 1926 on Rusinga Island in Lake Victoria, Kenya, dated to ca. 20-18 mya (middle Miocene), and that contains fossil hominoids that are attributed to Proconsul and Nyanzapithecus, and fossil monkeys attributed to Victoriapithecus. In 1948, Mary Leakey excavated the nearly complete skull of Proconsul (KNM-RU 2036).

See Kiahera Hill and Hiwegi Hill.

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