First human habitation of the Americas until 3500 BCE
The connection belongs to History connections.
Cueva de las Manos: Holds cave art, executed between 13,000 and 9,500 years ago
El Pinacate: first occupation 20,000 years BP
Mammoth Cave: "Pre-Columbian Indians of four cultural periods occupied the park and its environs. These peoples - Mississippian, Woodland, Archaic, and Paleo-Indian - hunted in the area that is now the park and lived in cave entrances, beneath rock shelters, and near riverbanks." Nomination File
Rio Abiseo National Park: Cueva Manachaqui
Serra da Capivara: "The site must have been populated by the early men who populated the American continent." Rock art dated 26,000 - 22,000 years B.C. (AB evaluation)
Yagul and Mitla: Caves of Yagul, including Guil? Naquitz
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