Petroglyphs are images created by removing part of a rock surface by incising, pecking, carving, and abrading.
World Heritage Sites connected to 'Petroglyphs':
Air and Ténéré Bend of the Boyne Caral-Supe Several, including serpents and symbolsCentral Amazon Conservation Complex Chaco Culture Coa Valley and Siega Verde El Fuerte de Samaipata Pre-Inca carvingsGobustan Rock Art Golden Mountains of Altai Greater Blue Mountains
WollemiHawaii Volcanoes Pu'u Loa Petroglyph FieldIschigualasto / Talampaya At TalampayaLena Pillars Lopé-Okanda 1,800 to 2,000 petroglyphsLos Glaciares ; linkOlympic National Park Orkhon Valley "Scattered widely across the nominated site are extensive remains of hundreds of Bronze Age graves some with stones engraved with herds of deer and images of the sun and moon."Petroglyphs of the Mongolian Altai Pitons Management Area petroglyphs... prove the existence of an Amerindian Carib population (UNEP-WCMC)Rapa Nui Rio Platano Biosphere Reserve Rock Art of Alta Rock Carvings in Tanum Rock Drawings in Valcamonica Sulaiman-Too Tadrart Acacus Tamgaly Tassili n'Ajjer Tower of Hercules Monte dos BicosTsingy de Bemaraha A number of ancient cemeteries occur on the plateau and in a cave in the Manambolo Gorge which has
petroglyphs doubtfully attributed to the proto-Malagasy Vazimba people (UNEP-WCMC)Tsodilo Stone snakeTwyfelfontein Viñales Valley In several caves; linkWadi Rum over 25,000 petroglyphs (images engraved or
painted on rocks) and around 20,000 examples of rock
epigraphy (engraved inscriptions) (AB ev)Whale Sanctuary of El Vizcaino There are a number of prehistoric sites of importance on the peninsula, as well as petroglyphs, wall paintings and ancient ruined structures
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