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General Information

Site Name: Altamira

Synonym Name(s):

Site Type: cave

More Info to Site Type: The cave is 270m long.

Discovery Year: 1868

First Description: 1880 (de Sanz Sautuola 2004)

Chronological Abstract:



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Country: Spain

General Location Description: Located near the town of Santillana del Mar in Cantabria, Spain.


Latitude (WGS84): 43.377° N

Longitude (WGS84): 4.12° W


GIS Precision: Map Site coordinates

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Linked Files / Pages

Collection Item(s): Altamira - Wendel collection

Bibliography: Alcalde del Río 1906; Breuil & Obermaier 1935

Multimedia Files:

Linked Pages: Wikipedia_Cave of Altamira


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