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Rock Art of Alta

Rock Art of Alta: The Rock Art of Alta is located around Alta in Norway. The Rock Art of Alta was carved into the rocks 6.300-2.000 years ago. The rock carvings depict animals and people employed in different activities. There are more than 6000 rock carvings spread out over the rocks. Rock Art of Alta gained the status as an UNESCO World Heritage in 1985. Some other Rock Art sites elsewhere in Europe: Val Camonica, Siega Verde, Côa Valley and Tanum. World Heritage Art: Hjemmeluft. 

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Rock Art of Alta - The Rock Art of Alta is located around Alta in Norway. The Rock Art of Alta became an UNESCO World Heritage in 1985.

The Rock Art of Alta is located around Alta in Norway.

The Rock Art of Alta became an UNESCO World Heritage in 1985.

  1. Rock Art of Alta - The Rock Art of Alta is located around Alta in Norway. The Rock Art of Alta became an UNESCO World Heritage in 1985.

    The Rock Art of Alta is located around Alta in Norway.

    The Rock Art of Alta became an UNESCO World Heritage in 1985.

  2. Rock Art of Alta - Rock Art of Alta: The first carvings were discovered in 1972 in the area of Jiepmaluokta (Sami name meaning: Bay of seals) or Hjemmeluft...

    Rock Art of Alta: The first carvings were discovered in 1972 in the area of

    Jiepmaluokta (Sami name meaning: Bay of seals) or Hjemmeluft (Norwegian).

  3. Rock Art of Alta - The Rock Art of Alta was carved into the rocks 6.300-2.000 years ago. The rock carvings depict animals and people employed in different...

    The Rock Art of Alta was carved into the rocks 6.300-2.000 years ago.

    The rock carvings depict animals and people employed in different activities.