Kariandusi Pre-Historic Site
Kariandusi is an archaeological dig site in the Lake Nakuru & Elementaita area.
This site is one of the first archaeological digs in East Africa where evidence of Lower Paleolithic tribes (1 - 2.5 million years ago) was uncovered.
Dr Leakey, the renowned paleontologist uncovered the first Acheulian site (Stone tool factory site) dating back 1 million years ago. In 1928, after numerous collections of tool specimens were uncovered, it was concluded that Kariandusi was indeed the home of the first hand-axe man.
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It is believed that Kariandusi basin (Kariandusi riverbed) was infact a lake basin where Lake Nakuru and Lake Elementaita joined, in this area the level of water would have reached hundreds of meters.
Camping, Archeological Site, Picnics, Museum, Diatomite Mines, Caves, Church