St.-Pietersberg

Interesting
This hill lying between the Meuse Valley and the Geer Valley is known for itscaves , the product of quarrying excavations since Roman times; the extracted marl stone was used for building works in Maastricht. Today, a network of galleries running for 200km survives, 12m high in places and decorated with charcoal drawings. The sedimentary rock offers up manyfossils . Traces of habitation in the caves.

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Maastricht

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Caves of Zonneberg
Caves of Zonneberg
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Mergelgrotten: Noordelijk Gangenstelsel
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Fort St.-Pieter (Fort St Peter)
Fort St.-Pieter (Fort St Peter)
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Walmuur (south ramparts of Maastricht)
Walmuur (south ramparts of Maastricht)
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Bonnefantenmuseum
Bonnefantenmuseum
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Maastricht Natural History Museum
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