Study: Humans in South Africa thrived during Toba super-volcanic eruption (page 2)

Early modern humans living in South Africa around 74,000 years ago prospered through the cataclysmic eruption of the Toba supervolcano in Sumatra. The Toba eruption was one of the Earth's most explosive volcanic events. The environmental effects of this event have been heavily debated, with some researchers having previously proposed that the eruption led to a worldwide volcanic winter that devastated contemporaneous human populations.

Study: Humans in South Africa thrived during Toba super-volcanic eruption

New research suggests that hunter-gatherers living on the coast of Southern Africa thrived in the wake of the Toba super-volcanic eruption 74,000 years ago.

Mon 12 Mar 18 from UPI

Humans Thrived in South Africa through Toba Super-volcanic Eruption

NewsImagine a year in Africa that summer never arrives. The sky takes on a gray hue during the day and glows red at night. Flowers do not bloom. Trees die in the winter. Contributed Author: Arizona ...

Mon 12 Mar 18 from Laboratory Equipment

Humans Flourished Through Super Volcano 74,000 Years Ago

Humans not only survived a massive volcanic eruption 74,000 years ago, they flourished during the resulting climate change that occurred, a new study by UNLV geoscientist Eugene Smith and colleagues ...

Wed 14 Mar 18 from Newswise

Humans flourished through super volcano 74,000 years ago, study finds, Wed 14 Mar 18 from Eurekalert

New study shows how stone age people survived a supervolcano eruption

Hiding in rock shelters they braved the Mount Toba supervolcano explosion about 74,000 years ago

Wed 14 Mar 18 from The Hindu

Modern humans flourished through ancient supervolcano eruption 74,000 years ago

Early modern humans living in South Africa around 74,000 years ago prospered through the cataclysmic eruption of the Toba supervolcano in Sumatra. The Toba eruption was one of the Earth's most ...

Mon 12 Mar 18 from ScienceDaily

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