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Archaeological Site of Atapuerca
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Archaeological Site of Atapuerca

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Rank: 1001 UNESCO
Wonder Type: Cultural
Country: Spain
Description:
The caves of the Sierra de Atapuerca contain a rich fossil record of the earliest human beings in Europe, from nearly one million years ago and extending up to the Common Era. They represent an exceptional reserve of data, the scientific study of which provides priceless information about the appearance and the way of life of these remote human ancestors.
This article uses material from UNESCO World Heritage List article "Archaeological Site of Atapuerca", which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike 3.0 IGO License.