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View Resource Extraordinary Prehistoric Cave Discovered in France

Researchers have made public photos of some amazing prehistoric engravings found in a cave in western France. The engravings in the Cussac Cave in the Dordogne Valley are estimated at up to 28,000 years old and are being hailed as a major discovery. The size and condition of the engravings are especially impressive, covering the walls with images of mammoths, rhinoceroses, horses, birds, and...
View Resource Panorama: Prehistoric Cave Art of Niaux

Hidden away in the mountainside near the Ariege River in France, a series of mysterious and intriguing images are spread out among the rock walls of tunnels, overhangs, and vast caverns. Curious visitors who want to examine this surreal underground landscape can check out this fascinating feature from National Geographic, which is made up of 100 individual photographs. The people known as the...