Alta Rock Carvings

Alta Rock Carvings

discovering a large area with many beautiful rock art near the North Cape

Location: 

Altaveien 19, 9518 Alta, Norway

Duration: 

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Journey: 

Personal highlights

  1. Rock Art of Alta: large area with more than 6,000 carvings
  2. History: according to science about 2,000 to 6,000 years old!
  3. Coloring: only recently applied for better visibility and tourism
  4. UNESCO: only prehistoric World Heritage Site of Norway
  5. Journey: great finding shortly before reaching the North Cape

Image sources

  1. Alta Rock Carvings
  2. Original Carvings (no color)
  3. Colored Carvings (for tourists)
  4. Lovely Walkpath on Wood
  5. Boat at the Norwegian Sea

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