Thursday, 18 October 2012

352 NO - Rock Art of Alta (1985)

Brief Description

"This group of petroglyphs in the Alta Fjord, near the Arctic Circle, bears the traces of a settlement dating from c. 4200 to 500 B.C. The thousands of paintings and engravings add to our understanding of the environment and human activities on the fringes of the Far North in prehistoric times."



352-001 Hjemmeluft
352-002 Storsteinen
352-003 Amtmannsnes
352-004 Kåfjord
352-005 Transferdalen

Source UNESCO WH website
Courtesy of Svea from Germany

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