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rock shelter

[′räk ‚shel·tər]
(geology)
A cave that is formed by a ledge of overhanging rock.
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Per the findings, the ancient puma poo (called coprolite) was found in a sedimentary layer within a rock shelter 3,582m above sea level in the cactus-studded sierra-filled Catamarca province of Argentina.
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Half a mile further, is the Vessagiri, a rock shelter of the earliest monks.
They were examined by a group of lithic experts, who found distinct similarities to tools from sites in South Africa's Western Cape, over 300km away, in particular with the Diepkloof Rock Shelter site.
Artefacts from the oldest known site in Australia, a rock shelter at Madjedbebe in the Jabiluka mining lease within the Kakadu national park, on Mirarr country, have been dated at 65,000 years old.
Dad is Brian Cress, a North Little Rock Shelter Insurance agent.
Though ants are capable of moving seeds into massive concentrations like these, expert analysis confirmed it wasn't the work of insects and bolstered the idea that hunter-gatherers frequented the site, dubbed Takarkori rock shelter, and took part in an early form of farming that contributed to the lush-green Saharan vegetation.
It was discovered by artist Carlos "Botong" Francisco in March 1965 during a field trip with a troop of boy scouts as they were resting in a rock shelter. In 1973, it was declared a National Cultural Treasure, has been included in the World Inventory of Rock by 1985.
The search also uncovered a settlement area, three Islamic cemeteries, a water reservoir, a canal and a rock shelter.
The Alatzomouri Rock Shelter: An Early Minoan III Deposit in Eastern Crete
I'm not rubbing sticks together to build a fire for grilling ribs in a rock shelter. I'm picking and choosing the parts of the DIY experience that suit me and ignoring those that don't.