Grottes de Lastourville

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Grottes de Lastourville is part of the Tentative list of Gabon in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

Grottes de Lastourville is a karstic landscape located in the forests of central Gabon. Nearly 35 cavities have been identified in the dolomitic formations surrounding the city, some with remarkable 150 m high vaults and other exceptional geological formations. Evidence of human occupation of the caves dating back to the Stone Age has been found in these, mainly in the Pahon cave.

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Full Name
Grottes de Lastourville
Country
Gabon
Added
2005
Type
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2005 Added to Tentative List

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