|Bamiyan Valley||"The valley was abandoned for a long period, but at the end of the 19th century, the caves were inhabited and used as shelters for domestic animals." (AB evaluation)|
|Chief Roi Mata's Domain||Lelepa Cave was the residence of the chiefs according to local tradition.|
|Cilento and Vallo di Diano||Castelcivita Caves were probably used as a hiding place for Spartacus' rebels army|
|Cliff of Bandiagara||Inhabited by the Tellem and the Dogon, until now|
|Gobustan Rock Art||The site also features the remains of inhabited caves, settlements and burials, all reflecting an intensive human use (AB ev)|
|Grand Canyon||Hopi dwellings|
|Hawraman/Uramanat||"Archaeological excavation in rock shelters and caves located in the Sirvan river valley of Kurdistan Province have led to the discovery of evidence belonging to stone-age hunters and early cave dwellers." (Nomination file, p. 37) "A total of 45 caves and cliff shelters have been identified in Hawraman/Uramanat. Most of these caves are natural but a few have been altered due to human intervention. (...) it can be strongly claimed that cave-dwelling in Hawraman/Uramanat has a long history whether permanent or temporary." (Nomination file, p. 130)|
|Incense Route of the Negev||Avdat|
|Masada||The Hermit Cave, used by Byzantine monks|
|Risco Caido||A large number of troglodyte settlements (AB ev)|
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