La Plata County, CO (Geographic Keyword)
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Site 5LP1430, a possible late Basketmaker III-early Pueblo I site, is located along Beaver Creek in the Upper Los Pinos River drainage of La Plata County, Colorado. This site is situated at an elevation of 6750 feet along an old wagon trail. Three pollen samples were taken from the fill of vessels recovered in association with a burial. Analysis of this fill was undertaken in an effort to identify the contents of these vessels at the time of burial.
POLLEN ANALYSIS AT 5LP630, LA PLATA COUNTY, COLORADO (1982)
Site 5LP630 is located in Ridges Basin approximately three miles south of Durango, Colorado. The site contains a pithouse, which has been archaeomagnetically dated to AD 775 and AD 777 (P. Duke, personal communication). Archaeological excavation at this site was undertaken by the Fort Lewis College Archaeological Field School in the summer of 1982. Several pollen samples were taken from the fill of a pithouse at 20 cm intervals to a depth of 160+ cm, and include a sample taken from the...
POLLEN ANALYSIS AT THE IGNACIO SITE, 5LP264, COLORADO (1981)
Fourteen pollen samples were selected for analysis from 5LP264, the Ignacio Site, located approximately three miles north of Ignacio in La Plata. County, Colorado. This site is an historic Navajo site containing evidence of a sweat lodge, hearth, and several piles of rocks. The present vegetation in the vicinity of the site is dominated by Pinus and Juniperus (a pinon/juniper zone). The understory is composed of Artemisia (sagebrush), Quercus (scrub oak), and Amelanchier (serviceberry). A...