Paviland 2, Gower Peninsula, Wales

Paviland on the Gower Peninsula near Swansea, Wales is the location where in 1823 Rev. William Buckland discovered the first fossilised human skeleton in the world, estimated to be over 29,000 years old.

Copyright: Phillip Roberts
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 8292x4146
Taken: 19/03/2011
Uploaded: 21/03/2011
Updated: 09/03/2015


Tags: paviland; gower peninsula; swansea; wales; 1823; rev. william buckland; discovered; first; fossilised; human; skeleton; years; halo; cliffs; sea; ocean; coast; 29000
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Wales (Cymru in the Welsh language) is part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.  The major cities are Cardiff, Swansea, Newport and Bangor.  The city of St. Davids is the smallest city in the UK with a population around 2000.  Wales itself has a population of around 3 million.  The Welsh language is spoken by around 20% of the population.