Decade of work strips 90km of sea for a glimpse of Ice Age SA

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Decade of work strips 90km of sea for a glimpse of Ice Age SA

A team of scientists has cleared this cradle of humankind in the Cape back to the surface

Cape Town bureau chief

Today, if you want to visit the caves that have produced some of the earliest evidence of modern human behaviour, you’ll start in a golf estate.

Then you’ll climb down 175 steps before negotiating a boardwalk across the rocks on the shoreline. Clouds of spray will envelop you and you’ll stand a good chance of getting wet feet.

The early humans who lived at Pinnacle Point, just outside Mossel Bay in the southern Cape, had it easier...

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