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Cheddar Gorge

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jeffrey Becker
Contributors: Ryan Horne
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jul 25, 2016 12:08 PM History
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The Cheddar Gorge is a limestone gorge in the Mendip Hills, near Somerset, England. The gorge and its many caves are the site of human activity dating back to the Upper Paleolithic.

Base map by Ryan M. Horne for Pleiades and the Ancient World Mapping Center (ancient terrain after the Barrington Atlas). Map interaction design and implementation by Sean Gillies, David Glick, Alec Mitchell, and Tom Elliott for Pleiades.


https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/535275913

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Cheddar Man, the oldest complete skeleton found in Britain, dates to ca. 9,000 years ago.


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Jeffrey Becker, and Ryan Horne, 'Cheddar Gorge: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2016 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/535275913> [accessed: 10 July 2020]

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