Olduvai Gorge

The Olduvai Gorge or Oldupai Gorge in is one of the most important paleoanthropological sites in the world; it has proven invaluable in furthering understanding of early human evolution.
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The is located in the in Northern on the edge of the Olduvai Gorge. is situated 3½ km southwest of Olduvai Gorge.

Olduvai Gorge

Latitude
-2.9667° or 2° 58' south
Longitude
35.3667° or 35° 22' east
Elevation
1460 metres (4790 feet)
Geo­Names ID
150882

Also Known As

  • Asturian: Gargüelu d'Olduvai
  • Asturian: gargüelu d'Oldupai
  • Asturian: gargüelu d'Olduvai
  • Basque: Olduwaiko arroila
  • Belarusian: Алдувай
  • Catalan: Gola d'Olduvai
  • Catalan: Gorja d'Olduvai
  • Catalan: Oldupai
  • Catalan: Olduvai
  • Catalan: gorja d'Olduvai
  • Chinese: 奥杜威峡谷
  • Chinese: 奥杜瓦伊峡谷
  • Chinese: 奧杜威峽谷
  • Czech: Olduvai
  • Dutch: Oldowaikloof
  • Dutch: Oldoway
  • Dutch: Oldowaykloof
  • Dutch: Oldupai
  • Dutch: Oldupaikloof
  • Dutch: Olduvai
  • Dutch: Olduvaikloof
  • English: Oldupai Gorge
  • English: Olduvai
  • English: Olduwai Gorge
  • Esperanto: Valo de Olduvai
  • Finnish: Oldupain rotko
  • Finnish: Olduvai Gorge
  • Finnish: Olduvain Laakso
  • Finnish: Olduvain rotko
  • French: Gorge d'Olduvai
  • French: Gorges d'Olduvaï
  • French: Olduvai
  • French: gorges d'Olduvai
  • Galician: Garganta de Olduvai
  • Galician: olduwai
  • German: Oldovai
  • German: Oldupai
  • German: Oldupai-Schlucht
  • German: Olduvai
  • German: Olduvai-Schlucht
  • German: Olduwaischlucht
  • Greek: Φαράγγι του Ολντουβάι
  • Hebrew: ערוץ אולדובאי
  • Hungarian: Olduvai-szurdok
  • Irish: Mám Olduvai
  • Italian: Gola di Olduvai
  • Italian: Oldupai
  • Italian: Olduvai
  • Italian: Olduwai
  • Japanese: オルドバイ峡谷
  • Japanese: オルドバイ渓谷
  • Japanese: オルドヴァイ
  • Japanese: オルドヴァイ峡谷
  • Korean: 올두바이
  • Korean: 올두바이 협곡
  • Lithuanian: Olduvajus
  • Norwegian: Olduvai Gorge
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Olduvai Gorge
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Olduvai
  • Occitan (post 1500): Gòrjas d'Olduvai
  • Persian: تنگ الدوای
  • Polish: Wąwóz Olduvai
  • Portuguese: Garganta de Olduvai
  • Portuguese: Olduvai
  • Russian: Олдовай
  • Russian: Олдувай
  • Russian: Олдувайское ущелье
  • Russian: Олдувейское ущелье
  • Serbian: Olduvajski klanac
  • Serbian: Олдувај
  • Serbian: Олдувајски кланац
  • Serbian: Олдупај
  • Slovak: Oldupai
  • Slovak: Olduvai
  • Slovak: Olduvaiská roklina
  • Slovak: Olduvajská roklina
  • Slovak: Olduwai Gorge
  • Spanish: Garganta de Olduvai
  • Swahili: Bonde la Olduvai
  • Swahili: Olduvai
  • Swahili: Olduvai Gorge
  • Swedish: Olduvai
  • Swedish: Olduvai Gorge
  • Swedish: Olduvaiklyftan
  • Ukrainian: Олдувай
  • Oldoway Gorge

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