Magallania (Punta Arenas)
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MENA, FRANCISCO; GONZALEZ, ERWIN and LABARCA, RAFAEL. First rock art record on the Northern Patagonian Coast. Magallania [online]. 2011, vol.39, n.2, pp. 303-307. ISSN 0718-2244. doi: 10.4067/S0718-22442011000200021.
The presence of rock art in the northern Patagonian coast is reported for the frst time. The findings correspond to caves on the Vilcún hill (42º49`S-72º50`O), Santa bárbara, close to the modern city of Chaitén and are both paintings and engravings. No surface archaeological materials were found.
Keywords : rock art; Northern Patagonian coast; caves.