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Cave Dwelling in Matmata
Cave Dwelling in Matmata
Woman in Cave Dwelling


In the hummocky grounds were dug some 10 meters deep pits reaching from 8 to 12 metres in diameter, in the bottom and on the walls of which rooms that held at the same time place of lofts were dug, sometimes on two floors.
Troglodyte Houses of Matmata.
Date: Feb 05, 2001
Longitude: 9 57.00'
Latitude: 33 33.05'

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Map references: left: courtesy CIA, middle: courtesy US LoC Map Collection, right: courtesy NASA.
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