Ancient footprints of Acahualinca

Acahualinca
The Ancient footprints of Acahualinca (Huellas de Acahualinca) exist in Managua, Nicaragua near the southern shore of Lake Managua.wikipedia
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Managua

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The Ancient footprints of Acahualinca (Huellas de Acahualinca) exist in Managua, Nicaragua near the southern shore of Lake Managua.
The ancient footprints of Acahualinca are 2,100-year-old fossils discovered along the shores of Lake Managua.

Eve's footprint

Eve's footprint — footprints of a single female found at Langebaan, South Africa in 1995, dating to approximately 117,000 years ago.
Ancient footprints of Acahualinca — late Holocene human footprints found near the shore of Lake Managua in Nicaragua, dating to approximately 2,120 years ago.

Happisburgh footprints

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Happisburgh footprints — early Pleistocene fossilized hominid footprints found in a sediment layer on a beach at Happisburgh in Norfolk, England, dating to more than 800,000 years ago,
Ancient footprints of Acahualinca — late Holocene human footprints found near the shore of Lake Managua in Nicaragua, dating to approximately 2,120 years ago.

Laetoli

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Laetoli footprints — a line of hominid footprints, discovered at Laetoli, Tanzania by Mary Leakey in 1976, dating to approximately 3.6 million years ago.
Ancient footprints of Acahualinca — late Holocene human footprints found near the shore of Lake Managua in Nicaragua, dating to approximately 2,120 years ago.

Nicaragua

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The Ancient footprints of Acahualinca (Huellas de Acahualinca) exist in Managua, Nicaragua near the southern shore of Lake Managua.

Lake Managua

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The Ancient footprints of Acahualinca (Huellas de Acahualinca) exist in Managua, Nicaragua near the southern shore of Lake Managua.

Holocene

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The tracks are fossil Late Holocene human footprints left behind in volcanic ash and mud, which solidified about 2,120±120 years ago, shortly after the group of up to 15 people passed by.

Archaeology

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The United States medical doctor and archaeological collector, Earl Flint, brought the footprints to the attention of the international science community and media in 1884.

Carnegie Institution for Science

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The Carnegie Institution of Washington began the first scientific analysis and excavations of the area in 1941 and 1942.

University of Alberta

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Allan L. Bryan, from the University of Alberta, used radiocarbon dating to determine the age of soil humates, from a buried soil directly underlying the footprints, to 5,945±145 radiocarbon years Before Present.

Radiocarbon dating

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Allan L. Bryan, from the University of Alberta, used radiocarbon dating to determine the age of soil humates, from a buried soil directly underlying the footprints, to 5,945±145 radiocarbon years Before Present.

Before Present

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Allan L. Bryan, from the University of Alberta, used radiocarbon dating to determine the age of soil humates, from a buried soil directly underlying the footprints, to 5,945±145 radiocarbon years Before Present.

Volcano

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But, later dating of the volcanic deposits in which they occur, known as the Masaya Triple Layer, demonstrated that the fossil tracks are only about 2,120 ± 120 years old.

Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology

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Specimens of these footprints can be viewed at both the Peabody Museum of Archaeology at Harvard University and the United States National Museum.

Harvard University

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Specimens of these footprints can be viewed at both the Peabody Museum of Archaeology at Harvard University and the United States National Museum.

Stone tool

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Previously there were stone tools and a skull from León Viejo.

León Viejo

Ruins of León Viejo
Previously there were stone tools and a skull from León Viejo.

Langebaan

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Eve's footprint — footprints of a single female found at Langebaan, South Africa in 1995, dating to approximately 117,000 years ago.

South Africa

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Eve's footprint — footprints of a single female found at Langebaan, South Africa in 1995, dating to approximately 117,000 years ago.

Ileret

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Ileret — footprints of Homo erectus found at Ileret, Northern Kenya, dating to approximately 1.5 million years ago.

Homo erectus

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Ileret — footprints of Homo erectus found at Ileret, Northern Kenya, dating to approximately 1.5 million years ago.

Kenya

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Ileret — footprints of Homo erectus found at Ileret, Northern Kenya, dating to approximately 1.5 million years ago.

Hominidae

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Laetoli footprints — a line of hominid footprints, discovered at Laetoli, Tanzania by Mary Leakey in 1976, dating to approximately 3.6 million years ago.

Tanzania

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Laetoli footprints — a line of hominid footprints, discovered at Laetoli, Tanzania by Mary Leakey in 1976, dating to approximately 3.6 million years ago.

Mary Leakey

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Laetoli footprints — a line of hominid footprints, discovered at Laetoli, Tanzania by Mary Leakey in 1976, dating to approximately 3.6 million years ago.