Site Name: Lake Ndutu
Site Type: open air
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Discovery Year: 1972
First Description: Clark 1976
Chronological Abstract: Lake Ndutu, together with the adjacent Lake Masek, is geomorphologically a continuation of the Olduvai Pleistocene deposits. The names of both lakes have been used to designate the upper parts of the Olduvai Sequence - the Ndutu and Masek Beds (formerly bed V and bed IVB, respectively); both are soda lakes.
General Location Description: At the edge of the Serengeti, west of the Oldovai Gorge,Tanzania.
Latitude (WGS84): 3.033° S
Longitude (WGS84): 35.049° E
Linked Files / Pages
Linked Pages: Tanzania - Anatomically modern human
Ndutu Beds (400 000 to 32 000 years ago)