Sixth report of the Committee for Exploring Kent"s Cavern, Devonshire
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Sixth report of the Committee for Exploring Kent"s Cavern, Devonshire

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Published by s.n. in [United Kingdom .
Written in English


  • Caves -- England -- Torquay.,
  • Cave dwellers -- England -- Torquay.,
  • Prehistoric peoples -- England -- Torquay.,
  • Excavations (Archaeology) -- England -- Torquay.

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Statementthe committee consisting of Sir Charles Lyell... [et al.].
ContributionsLyell, Charles.
The Physical Object
Paginationp.16-30 ;
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18546432M

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Campbell, John B., New analysis of Kent's Cavern, Devonshire, England. [Eugene], [Dept. of Anthropology, University. Full text of "Report and Transactions - The Devonshire Association for the Advancement of Science, Literature " See other formats. A jawbone found at Kents Cavern in Torquay could date b years, making it the oldest example of modern human yet found in Europe. The jabone and . All visits to Kents Cavern must be pre-booked online. Please do not turn up on the day to buy tickets, you are likely to be disappointed as we have significantly reduced tour capacity. You can book an entire tour for a private family cave experience.