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Today’s Photo: Afternoon thunderstorm over the Book Cliffs

Extending almost 200 miles east to west–from Palisade, Colorado to Price, Utah–the Book Cliffs form the southern and western edge of the Tavaputs Plateau.  They provide a very scenic backdrop to an area rich in archaeology ranging from historic mining … Continue reading

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Day 7: We found ceramics!!

We only covered about 9 miles today.  Considering we documented/re-recorded eight sites, that’s not too bad.  We encountered examples of just about every type of tin can ever made, two new stone tool material types and a broken, corrugated pot. … Continue reading

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Day 2, Session 2, Book Cliffs CRM Survey

Well, we didn’t find the “topography” I was hoping for. Instead, we surveyed the “buffer” along the main road, out in the flats. Lots of ground covered, no significant sites. The grasshoppers have thinned out a bit. They’re either dying … Continue reading

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