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Olduvai Gorge

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  1. a gorge in Tanzania in which is located a site containing Australopithecine and human skeletal and cultural remains.
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Olduvai Gorge

  1. a gorge in N Tanzania, north of the Ngorongoro Crater: fossil evidence of early man and other closely related species, together with artefacts
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olduvai gorge in Culture

Olduvai Gorge

[(ohl-duh-veye, awl-duh-veye)]

A deep ravine in Tanzania famous for the fossils of ancestors of humans found there by Louis and Mary Leakey.

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