Pleistocene occupation sites of Klasies River, Border Cave, Wonderwerk Cave and comparable sites relating to the emergence of modern humans
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The site is located at the base of a high cliff and comprises of three caves and two shelters. The archaeological deposit has accumulated in the caves and against the cliff face to a thickness of more than 20 metres
The oldest remains of anatomicallymodern humans (Homo sapiens) anywhere in the world were found at the site.
The site also contains some of the oldest, if not the oldest, evidence for the use of marine resources by humans anywhere in the world.