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By Yolanda Fernández-Jalvo,Tania King,Levon Yepiskoposyan,Peter Andrews

This edited quantity describes the geology, stratigraphy, anthropology, archaeology, relationship, taphonomy, paleobotany, paleontology and paleoecology of Azokh caves (also referred to as Azykh or Azikh). The chapters assessment exhaustively the main fresh study in this limestone karstic website, that's situated close to the village of an analogous identify within the zone of Nagorno Karabagh within the south-eastern finish of the Lesser Caucasus. the location is critical because of its geographic situation at an enormous migratory crossroad among Africa and Eurasia. those caves include a nearly whole sedimentary series of the transition among H.heidelbergensis and H. neanderthalensis continuing to later Pleistocene and Holocene stratified sediment. the location can also be vital as a result discovery of Neanderthal continues to be through the present study workforce as well as the center Pleistocene hominin fossils in the course of a prior section of excavation paintings led by means of M. Huseinov. on the middle of this booklet is the problem of the way this website pertains to human evolution.

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