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General Information

Site Name:

El Castillo

Synonym Name(s):

Cueva del Castillo

Site Type:

cave

More info to Site Type: 

Discovery Year: 

1,903

First Description: 

[PublicBibliographySpace:Alcalde del Río 1906]

Chronological Abstract: 

Location

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Country:

Europe::Southern Europe::Spain

General Location Description:

Cantabria, Puente Viesgo

Coordinates:

  • Latitude (WGS84):
43.297
  • Longitude (WGS84):
-3.969
  • Altitude:

 

  • GIS Precision:
GPS nearest City Coordinates
  • Other Coordinates:
UTM coordinates: 421785 and 4793955

Linked Files + Pages

Collection Item(s):

Bibliography:

[PublicBibliographySpace:Djindjian, Koslowksi, Otte 1999] [PublicBibliographySpace:Cabrera Valdés 1984] [PublicBibliographySpace:Arias, González Sainz, Teira 2003] [PublicBibliographySpace:Zilhão 2006] [PublicBibliographySpace:Cabrera Valdés, Bernaldo de Quiros, Fernández 2006]

Multimedia Files:

Linked Pages:

[Wikipedia|http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cueva_de_El_Castillo]

Index:

Additional Content

El Castillo has provided a huge amount of important finds. The large human remain collection from El Castillo is famous (_Garralda 2005; Garralda 2005b_). Bone artefacts are known from Aurginacian layers (_Cabrera Valdés 1984_). Pollen analysis is available for Aurignacian and Mousterian layers (_Uzquiano 2006_).

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