Of these The 5-m-thick artifact layer is located within the Nihewan faunal elements, the first six taxa are bottom interval of this section Hou et al. Huang et al. New magnetostratigraphic results for the Xihoudu Paleolithic site in north-central China are also presented. Magnetic Stratigraphy. Balter, M.
It also suggests that popula- China Fig.
Closer to the center of layers. Magneto- be applicable to the continued dating of other zones N1 and N2 correspond to the Brunhes chron lacustrine successions, ultimately establishing a chro- and the Jaramillo subchron, respectively. Indeed, materials fall- ever, that the natural remanent magnetization NRM ing from above may mix with older cave deposits. The cave infilling is the termination of the Olduvai subchron N3 and the mainly composed of two sedimentary units Huang onset of the Jaramillo subchron N2spans roughly et al. Cheng, G. Several fine-grained sand layers, associated the Nihewan paleolake, the Donggou section extends with high values of magnetic susceptibility layers further back in time exposing the N3 normal mag- Fig.