General Information

Site Name: Vindija

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Site Type: cave

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Discovery Year: 1873

First Description: Kukuljevic-Sakcinski 1873

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Country: Croatia

General Location Description: Varazdin, 20 km west of Varazdin


Latitude (WGS84): 46.185° N

Longitude (WGS84): 15.896° E


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Bibliography: Ahern et al. 2004; Malez 1982; Richards et al. 2000d

Multimedia Files: PDF Richards et al. 2000d

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Vindija, site of paleoanthropological excavations in the Hrvatsko Zagorje region is known for it´s Neanderthal remains found there in the 1970s; Neanderthal DNA has since been successfully isolated from some specimens.


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