California Academy of Sciences: Human Odyssey Map

Watch humanity’s 200,000-year migration using this interactive map of archeological, genetic, and climate data.

Scientists have pieced together an outline of the Human Odyssey, using evidence gathered from archeological sites, climate conditions, and genetic material from human fossils.

Retrace the many paths of the Human Odyssey from our origins in Africa to our spread across 83% of the world’s surface.

Learn more about the exhibit.

Science Topics
Anthropology, Biology
Social Studies Topics
Geography, Population/Urbanization
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