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Plans to open rock art caves at Altamira to the public?


Article at New Scientist covers the potential risk to the rock art paintings here if the caves are opened to the public to help local tourism.

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn21020-ancient-cave-paintings-threatened-by-tourist-plans.html
mascot Posted by mascot
7th October 2011ce

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I visited the replica caves at Altamira about 5 years ago...they are excellent and well worth a visit. Why reopen the originals when the replica cave shows everything so well without the dangers of destroying the originals? Mr Hamhead Posted by Mr Hamhead
7th October 2011ce
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