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Unesco World heritage since: 1982
Size of heritage: 7,200,000 ha
Located in a strange lunar landscape of great geological interest, this site has one of the most important groupings of prehistoric cave art in the world. More than 15,000 drawings and engravings record the climatic changes, the animal migrations and the evolution of human life on the edge of the Sahara from 6000 BC to the first centuries of the present era. The geological formations are of outstanding scenic interest, with eroded sandstones forming ‘forests of rock’.
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Medium airport - 75 mi (122 km) Djanet Inedbirene Airport
Medium airport - 88 mi (142 km) Illizi Takhamalt Airport
Medium airport - 88 mi (142 km) In Aménas Airport
Medium airport - 181 mi (291 km)
Bigger and popular cities in the wider vicinity are these:Less relevant cities
These are some smaller cities that might be interesting. They are all rather close.