Sedimentary processes in the Rising Star Cave, Cradle of Humankind, South Africa

Last updated 30th Jul 2017
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A pinboard by Jelle Wiersma

Ph.D. Candidate, James Cook University


Providing geological and taphonomical context for the hominid Homo naledi fom the Rising Star Cave.

Cave system formation and the dynamic interplay between sedimentation events, sediment supply, erosion, and re-distribution of cave sediments (and their fossils) is a highly complex and poorly unde...