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Early human northerners

A site in Norfolk, UK, provides the earliest and northernmost evidence of human expansion into Eurasia. Environmental indicators suggest that these early Britons could adapt to a range of climatic conditions.

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Figure 1: Palaeomagnetic and climatic context for the human occupation of Europe.

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Roberts, A., Grün, R. Early human northerners. Nature 466, 189–190 (2010). https://doi.org/10.1038/466189a

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