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Chugai' Pictograph Site

Chugai' Pictograph Site
Pictograph depicting turtles
Chugai' Pictograph Site is located in Northern Mariana Islands
Nearest city Rota, Northern Mariana Islands
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Area less than one acre
Governing body State
NRHP Reference # 98001066[1]
Added to NRHP August 31, 1998

The Chugai' Pictograph Site is a prehistoric rock art site on the island of Rota in the Northern Mariana Islands. The rock art is located in a limestone cave on the southeastern side of the island, in the I'Chenchon Bird Sanctuary.[2] It consists of a large panel, 185 feet (56 m) in length, of about 90 painted drawings, believed to be of late pre-contact origin. The site is accessed via a trail cut by the Japanese during the South Pacific Mandate period.[3]

The site was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1998.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places.  
  2. ^ "Reconnaissance Survey of Rota Island: Findings". National Park Service, via University of Hawaii. Retrieved 2015-04-11. 
  3. ^ "Reconnaissance Survey of Rota Island: Resource Significance". National Park Service, via University of Hawaii. Retrieved 2015-04-11. 


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