In a 2010 article in Scientific American, Marean explained how anatomically modern humans survived the MIS 6 glacial stage 195-123 thousand years ago, a period during which the human population was limited to only a few hundreds breeding individuals. During this period, sea levels dropped more than a hundred meters and the sloping South African Agulhas Bank was transformed into a plain on which humans could survive on shellfish and wash-ups from the sea.
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