Klamath Basin Petroglyphs

Author(s): B. K. Swartz

Year: 1963


The following study is the result of an appraisal of the petroglyph resources of the Klamath basin, in southwestern Oregon, conducted by the Klamath County Museum from 1959 to 1961. For purposes of this paper the Klamath Basin is defined as the watershed of the Klamath River on the east slope of the Cascade Mountains plus the Lost River interior drainage basin, an area of about 1000 square miles. This area closely corresponds to the territory historically inhabited by the Klamath-Modoc Indians.

The Archives of Archaeology Series is a 29-volume set jointly published by the University of Wisconsin Press and the Society for American Archaeology on opaque microcards, a now obsolete format. The Mississippi Valley Archaeology Center at the University of Wisconsin—La Crosse has digitized the original opaque microcards and made the digital copies available through tDAR. More information on the process of digitizing the series can be found in Joseph Tiffany’s 2012 article entitled "Digitizing the Archives of Archaeology Series" in the SAA Archaeological Record (http://onlinedigeditions.com/publication/?i=113770).

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Klamath Basin Petroglyphs. B. K. Swartz. Archives of Archaeology ,21. Washington D.C. and Madison, WI : Society for American Archaeology and the University of Wisconsin Press. 1963 ( tDAR id: 374900) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8J67G6D

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Spatial Coverage

min long: -122.025; min lat: 41.578 ; max long: -120.948; max lat: 42.634 ;


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