Sites & cities that bear the name of Kapova Cave

Kapova Cave

Today in : Russian Federation
First trace of activity : 34,400 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 14,300 B.C.E
Recorded names : Капова пещера, Shul'gan-Tash, Шүлгәнташ, Choulgan-Tach

Description : Kapova cave (Russian: Капова пещера, also known as Shul'gan-Tash, Bashkir: Шүлгәнташ) is a limestone karst cave in the Burzyansky District of Bashkortostan, Russia, ca. 200 km (120 mi) south-east of Ufa, in the southern Ural mountains. Located on the Belaya River in the natural reserve Shulgan-Tash, the cave is best known for the 16,000 years old Upper Paleolithic rock paintings and drawings.

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