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Tag: Wadi El-Hitan

Valley of whales (Egypt)

Wadi Al-Hitan, or Valley of whales is a paleontological site in the Faiyum Governorate of Egypt, some 150 km southwest of Cairo. It was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in July 2005mfor its hundreds of fossils of some of the earliest forms of whale, the archaeoceti (a now extinct sub-order of whales). The site reveals evidence for the explanation of one […]

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