An archaeological site
(or region) found in 1982 in the Samburu district near the Baragoi River south of Lake Turkana
, Northern Kenya, K/Ar dated to 15.4-12.8 mya
(middle Miocene). Hominoid
remains from the Nachola formation
and the Aka
fragments attributed to Kenyapithecus and/or Nacholapithecus.
Cf. Samburu Hills. Nacholapithecus kerioi: species
from the Nachola formation
in the Samburu district, Northern Kenya, dated to c.
(middle Miocene). There is currently some confusion concerning the taxonomy
of the remains, which are similar to those assigned to Kenyapithecus and/or Equatorius.