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The scientific team found microscopic glass shards that had travelled nearly 9,000 kilometers from the eruption site and landed in the archaeological sediments of two sites on the south coast of South Africa. 
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How Did Early Humans Thrive Through Volcanic Winters?

UTA researcher Naomi Cleghorn has participated in a Nature paper that describes how humans thrived in South Africa through the Toba volcanic eruption about 74,000 years ago, which created a decades-long volcanic winter. Cleghorn, a UTA associate professor of sociology and anthropology, said:

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How Did Early Humans Thrive Through Volcanic Winters?

UTA researcher Naomi Cleghorn has participated in a Nature paper that describes how humans thrived in South Africa through the Toba volcanic eruption about 74,000 years ago, which created a decades-long volcanic…