Archaeological Site of Atapuerca (2000)
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Spain 2001. The Archaeological Site of Atapuerca.

The caves of the Sierra de Atapuerca contain a rich fossil record of the earliest human beings in Europe, from nearly one million years ago and extending up to the Common Era. 

They represent an exceptional reserve of data, the scientific study of which provides priceless information about the appearance and the way of life of these remote human ancestors. 

  • Spain 2001. The Archaeological Site of Atapuerca. 

Other World Heritage Sites in Spain (on this site). Please refer to the UNESCO-listing, Spain-section, for further information on the individual properties. 

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