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Fossil Hominid Sites of South Africa


Date Category Title
1998 Map Sterkfontein Valley Heritage Sites
2004 Map Makapan Valley Heritage Site Boundary
2004 Map Revised map showing the nominated area of the Taung Skull Fossil Site

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Multiple Locations

Serial ID Number Name & Location Coordinates Area Date Inscribed
915-001 Sterkfontein, Swartkrans, Kromdraai, and Environs
Krugersdorp, Gauteng, South Africa
S25 55 45.00 E27 47 20.00  Property: 25000 Ha
Buffer zone: 28000 Ha
915-002 Makapan Valley
Mokopane (Potgietersrus), Limpopo, South Africa
S24 9 31.00 E29 10 37.00  Property: 2220.049561 Ha
Buffer zone: 55000 Ha
915-003 Taung Skull Fossil Site
Taung, North West, South Africa
S27 37 10.00 E24 37 59.00  Property: 158.742905 Ha
Buffer zone: 3387 Ha