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Often known as cliff dwellings, a cavate is a natural cave that has been enlarged or modified by humans. The soft rock found on the Pajarito Plateau made an ideal place for the Ancestral Pueblo people to thrive. Here, a cavate is surrounded by staircases and walkways carved out by footsteps.

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Jake Holgerson
Mar 25, 2016 near White Rock, NM
Often known as cliff dwellings, a cavate is a natural cave that has been enlarged or modified by humans. The soft rock found on the Pajarito Plateau made an ideal place for the Ancestral Pueblo people to thrive. Here, a cavate is surrounded by staircases and walkways carved out by footsteps.  

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