Eyasi Plateau Paleontological Expedition, Laetoli, Tanzania, fossil specimen database 1998–2005

The physical fossils specimens are under the jurisdiction of the National Museums of Tanzania and the Antiquities Division of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism. Ditchfield, P. & Harrison. Laetoli in northern Tanzania is one of the most important paleontological and palaeoanthropological sites in eastern Africa which attracts tourists. The site is located on the Eyasi Plateau, an uplifted fault block at the southern end of the eastern branch of the East African Rift Valley, bordered to the south by Lake Eyasi to the east is the Ngorongoro Volcanic Highland Complex, comprising a series of Pliocene and Pleistocene volcanoes.


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