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Holocene environmental change at Wonderwerk Cave, South Africa: Insights from stable light isotopes in ostrich eggshell

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Sparse records and discontinuous and/or poor chronologically resolved data hinder construction of reliable palaeoenvironmental sequences for the interior of South Africa. Wonderwerk Cave occupies a central position in the interior where the Kalahari Thornveld/dry woodland vegetation and generally arid conditions are expected to be sensitive to subtle past climate perturbations, and evidence from this site has been key to forming views on environmental change in the interior. A compilation of ...

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10.1007/s10437-015-9202-y

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University of Oxford
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St Cross College
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Springer US Publisher's website
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African Archaeological Review Journal website
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32
Issue:
4
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793–811
Publication date:
2015-10-27
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0263-0338 and 1572-9842
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2016-08-24

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