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Virtually all of this occurs in a major belt of tropical laterite stretching some 1,200
miles from Guinea to Togo. The largest reserves are in Guinea. Half of the world
reserves of cobalt can be found in Zaire. A continuation of the geologic formation
In western Africa a belt of limestone runs from the Central African Republic to the
Atlantic coasts, with major outcrops in northern Nigeria, Niger, Burkina Faso, and
Mali. Elsewhere there are deposits in Nigeria, Benin, Togo, and Ghana.
The ceramics of the Hopewell appear to be based in two major traditions: one
derived from an Ohio Valley development which began about 1000 bc,
stimulated by the early fibre-tempered pottery of the Southeast, and the other
from a pottery ...
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