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Site Name: Barma Grande

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Site Type: cave

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Discovery Year: 1884

First Description: In 1884 L. Jullien and S. Bonfils discovered at Barma Grande cave (Grimaldi, Ventimiglia, Italy), buried at a depth of 8.4m, a grave dating from the Upper Paleolithic: "le nouvel homme de Menton".

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Country: Italy

General Location Description: Barma Grande is located in Grimaldi (Vintimiglia, Italy), the fifth cave in the Rivière classification near the Principe cave.


Latitude (WGS84): 43.874° N

Longitude (WGS84): 7.535° E

Altitude: 8m

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Bibliography: Bisson et al. 1996Churchill & Formicola 1997Formicola et al. 2004

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