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Panorama of the Combe d'Arc

The cutting of the Combe d’Arc by the Ardèche created the Pont d’Arc natural arch and led to the abandonment of the old Ardèche bed. The opening of the Chauvet-Pont d’Arc cave is in one of the limestone escarpments of the Cirque d’Estre (to the left in the picture).

Credits : Équipe Chauvet – Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication