• Wind Cave National Park - Two Worlds

    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

Abstract - New Discovery of An Archaeological and Paleontological Site in Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota

Martin, James E. and Abbott, Jane P. New Discovery of An Archaeological and Paleontological Site in Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota.

Abstract

For the first time, a stratified succession of sediments containing both archaeological and paleontological specimens has been discoverd in the Black Hills. Mr. Richard W. Klukas, research biologist, brought the site along Beaver Creek in Custer County to attention, and through the courtesy of the park service, excavations were allowed to commence.

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