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The Emergence of Modern Humans: The Pleistocene occupation sites of South Africa

The Emergence of Modern Humans: The Pleistocene occupation sites of South Africa is part of the Tentative list of South Africa in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

Click here for a short description of the site, as delivered by the state party.

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  • Tentative

The coordinates shown for all tentative sites were produced as a community effort. They are not official and may change on inscription.

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Site Info

  • Full name: The Emergence of Modern Humans: The Pleistocene occupation sites of South Africa
  • Country: South Africa
  • Nominated for 2020
  • Link: By Name By ID

Site History

  • 2015 - Revision Includers former TWHS Pleistocene occupation sites of Klasies River, Border Cave, Wonderwerk Cave and comparable sites (1998) and name change to The Emergence of Modern Humans etc
  • 2015 - Submitted 
  • 2004 - Revision Formerly on T List as Klasies River Main Site (Caves 1 and 2) (1998)

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Locations

The site has 6 locations.

  • Blombos Cave
  • Border Cave
  • Diepkloof
  • Klasies River
  • Pinnacle Point
  • Sibudu Cave