SX9364 : Kents Cavern

taken 7 years ago, near to Babbacombe, Torbay, Great Britain

Kents Cavern
Kents Cavern
Kents Cavern is the name for a series of caves which stretch underneath the Hopes Nose headland. The limestone caves are notable for their archaeological and geological features and is where a human upper jawbone was found in 1927. The bone has been dated to be approx. 44,000 years old and is the earliest anatomically modern human fossil yet discovered in North-West Europe. The caves are a geological Site of Special Scientific Interest (since 1952) and a Scheduled Ancient Monument (since 1957).
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Saturday, 10 May, 2014   (more nearby)
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Friday, 23 May, 2014
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 9345 6419 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:28.0694N 3:30.1620W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SX 9345 6422
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