Definition of Olduvai Gorge in English:

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Olduvai Gorge

Pronunciation: /ˈôldəˌvī/ /-ˌwā/ /-ˌvā/
A gorge in northern Tanzania, 30 miles (48 km) long and up to 300 feet (90 m) deep. The exposed strata contain numerous fossils (especially hominids) spanning the full range of the Pleistocene period.
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