Olduvai Gorge
geographical name canyon Tanzania in N mainland SE of Serengeti Plain; contains fossil beds

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  • Olduvai Gorge — /awl doo vuy / a gorge in Tanzania in which is located a site containing Australopithecine and human skeletal and cultural remains. * * * Archaeological site in the eastern Serengeti Plains, northern Tanzania. It is a steep sided ravine about 30… …   Universalium

  • Olduvai Gorge — Ol′du•vai Gorge′ [[t]ˈɔl dʊˌvaɪ[/t]] n. geg a gorge in Tanzania containing australopithecine and human skeletal and cultural remains …   From formal English to slang

  • Olduvai Gorge — noun a gorge in northeastern Tanzania where anthropologists have found some of the earliest human remains • Instance Hypernyms: ↑gorge • Part Holonyms: ↑Tanzania, ↑United Republic of Tanzania …   Useful english dictionary

  • Olduvai Gorge — /ɒldjʊvaɪ ˈgɔdʒ/ (say oldyoovuy gawj) noun a gorge in Tanzania in which is located a site containing fossils providing evidence of Palaeolithic cultures …   Australian English dictionary

  • Olduvai Gorge —  Tanzania …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Olduvai Gorge Museum — The Olduvai Gorge Museum is located in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area in Northern Tanzania on the edge the of Olduvai Gorge. The museum was founded by Mary Leakey and is now under the jurisdiction of the Tanzanian government s Department of… …   Wikipedia

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  • Olduvai-Schlucht — Olduvai Schlucht, Februar 2006 Die Olduvai Schl …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Olduvai — Schlucht, Februar 2006 Die Olduvai Schlucht (in der Landessprache eigentlich: Oldupai) liegt im Norden von Tansania und gilt in besonderem Maße als die Wiege der Menschheit. Sie ist Teil des Ostafrikan …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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