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Abbeville


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A gravel pit in the 45 m gravel terrace of the Somme Valley, France, from which numerous handaxes were obtained by Boucher de Perthes and others from ad 1836 onwards and which in 1939 gave its name to the Abbevillian.

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F. Bordes, 1956, Some observations on the Pleistocene succession in the Somme Valley. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society, 22, 1–5

Subjects: Archaeology.


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