Title Homo erectus arrived in Indonesia 300,000 years later than previously thought Degree of recognition International Media name/outlet Science News Media type Web Country United States Date 10/01/20 Description Homo erectus reached the Indonesian island of Java some 300,000 years later than many
researchers have assumed, a new study finds.
Analyzing volcanic material from sediment that had yielded H. erectus fossils at Java’s
Sangiran site shows that the extinct, humanlike hominids likely arrived on the island around
1.3 million years ago, scientists report in the Jan. 10 Science.
Producer/Author Bruce Bower URL https://www.sciencenews.org/article/homo-erectus-came-indonesia-300000-years-later-than-once-thought Persons Kira Westaway