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Olduvai Gorge

Line breaks: Ol¦du|vai Gorge
Pronunciation: /ˈɒldʊvʌɪ
 
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Definition of Olduvai Gorge in English:

A gorge in northern Tanzania, 48 km (30 miles) long and up to 90 metres (300 ft) deep. The exposed strata contain numerous fossils (especially hominids) spanning the full range of the Pleistocene period.

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