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The Bones of Dragon Hill

Noel T. Boaz and Russell L. Ciochon

in Dragon Bone Hill

Published in print April 2004 | ISBN: 9780195152913
Published online September 2007 | e-ISBN: 9780199790036 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152913.003.0001
 The Bones of Dragon Hill

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This chapter focuses on the discoveries at Dragon Bone Hill in northern China. Topics discussed include the mysterious affinity between the ancient dragons of Chinese myth and the fossilized remains of extinct animals, suspicions of hominids at Longgushan and their discovery, a “missing link expedition” through China to the Gobi Desert, and the discovery of the first hominid skull.

Keywords: Dragon Bone Hill; human evolution; excavations; China; Gobi Desert; hominid fossils; Peking Man

Chapter.  12768 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Evolutionary Biology

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