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CAVE

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A subterranean feature entered from a hillside, cliff face, etc. A cave may have been used for occupation, storage, burial, refuse, or as a hide-away.

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Term Note
ROCK SHELTER The area beneath a natural overhang at the base of a cliff or crag. This may have been used for occupation, burial, etc.

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