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Synonyms for Paleolithic

second part of the Stone Age beginning about 750,00 to 500,000 years BC and lasting until the end of the last ice age about 8,500 years BC

of or relating to the second period of the Stone Age (following the eolithic)


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Ross's date of before 30,000 BP is, therefore, out of the question since he wants to accept the biblical account at face value.
30,000 BP most curves diverge from each other producing in the phrase of Beck (pers.
1 The early Aurignacian and Chatelperronian are strictly restricted to northern Spain, while the Mousterian continued to exist in southern Spain and Portugal until at least 30,000 BP.
A second colonization, supposedly derived from China, arrived via an eastern route and brought the more gracile people known from the Mungo fossils at about 30,000 BP and sampled at later sites such as Keilor and King Island.
b there are possible problems with the chronology of the older parts (in particular before 30,000 BP, as will be discussed below) probably caused by missing varves and/or varve-counting errors.