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Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Tsodilo Hills (hills)  Tsodilo Hills (hills)

Coordinates:
Lat: 18 45 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -18.7500  decimal degrees
Long: 021 46 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 21.7790  decimal degrees

Note: Site of a rock shelter and thousands of rock paintings within the Kalahari Desert. Noted for 70,000-year-old artifacts and a python's head carved of stone appears to represent the first known human rituals.

Names:
Tsodilo Hills (preferred,C,V)
Tsodilo Hill (C,V)
Tsodilo (C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Africa (continent)  ....  Africa (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Botswana (nation)  ........  Botswana (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of North West District (national district)  ............  North West District (national district) (P)
Hierarchy of Tsodilo Hills (hills)  ................  Tsodilo Hills (hills) (P)

Place Types:
hills (preferred, C)
prehistoric site (C)
archaeological site (C)
paleontological site (C)
World Heritage Site (C)
former community (H)

Sources and Contributors:
Tsodilo..........  [VP]
.................  Robbins et al, Tsodilo Hills White Paintings Rock Shelter (2000)
Tsodilo Hill..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 31 March 2009
Tsodilo Hills..........  [VP Preferred]
..........................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) "Botswana." accessed 31 2009.
..........................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 31 March 2009
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 31 March 2009
..................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2004-2008) accessed 31 March 2009
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Robbins et al, Tsodilo Hills White Paintings Rock Shelter (2000)

 

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