Dictionary of Human Evolution and Biology

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Monte Verde

Paleoindian archaeological site found in 1977, 50 km inland on Chinchihuapa Creek in southern Chile, dated by 14C to 12.5 kya (some allege the site to be 33 kya) containing cobble artifacts, hearths, remains of 12 wood dwellings, bolas, the imprint of a human foot in clay, and abundant plant remains of local species such as a variety of potato.

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