AnthroTours

Using the power of Google Earth, AnthroTours take you on flyovers of key locations discussed in the text. 

StudySpace student website and ebook icons in each AnthroTour connect you to the text and online review materials. 

Dialogue boxes accompanying each site include text, figures, photos and even YouTube videos, explaining why that location is significant to biological anthropologists. 

A list of AnthroTours is found below.

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Getting Started :

  1. If you haven’t done it already, download Google Earth™ and install it on your computer.
  2. If you haven't done it already, download the AnthroTours2.kmz file and save a copy to your desktop. (This file contains AnthroTours for all chapters, so you only need to download this once!)

    By downloading AnthroTours2.kmz you acknowledge that it was created solely to accompany Clark Spencer Larsen's Our Origins and is limited to use with only this title and may not be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form by any means for any other purpose without the written permission of the publisher.

  3. Double-click the AnthroTours2.kmz file and Google Earth™ will open automatically.
  4. In the left-hand sidebar you will see a Places menu, and in the Temporary Places folder you will see AnthroTours2.kmz file. Double-click the file to open it and visit several locations on the tour.

Our Origins AnthroTours

The following AnthroTours are included in AnthroTours2.kmz download:

Chapter 1: - Baffin Island
- Santa Catalina de Guale
Chapter 2: - Darwin's Voyage
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Chapter 4: - Lake Maracaibo region, Venezuela (Huntington's chorea)
- Manchester, England (the peppered moth)
Chapter 5: - Himalaya and Andes Mountains (high altitude adaptation)
- Lake Turkana region, Kenya
Chapter 6: - Madagascar
- Gombe National Park, Tanzania
Chapter 7: - Krakatoa, Indonesia
Chapter 8: - Shanghuang, China (basal anthropoids)
- Salla, Bolivia (Branisella)
- El Fayum, Egypt
Chapter 9: - Fossil Tour
- Toros-Menalla, Chad
- Tugen Hill, Kenya
- Middle Awash, Ethiopia
- Hadar, Ethiopia
- Lomekwi, Kenya
- Sterkfontein, South Africa
- Couri, Ethiopia
- Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania
- Zhoukoudian, China
Chapter 10: - Fossil Tour
- Toros-Menalla, Chad
- Tugen Hill, Kenya
- Middle Awash, Ethiopia
- Hadar, Ethiopia
- Lomekwi, Kenya
- Sterkfontein, South Africa
- Couri, Ethiopia
- Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania
- Zhoukoudian, China
Chapter 11: - Neander Valley, Germany
- Kennewick, Washington
Chapter 12: - Çatalhöyük, Turkey
- Cahokia, Illinois
- The Fertile Crescent
Chapter 13: - Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania