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POLLEN ANALYSIS AT THE ECHO SPRING HOUSEPIT SITE (48CR6979), WYOMING

Author(s): Linda Scott Cummings

Year: 2006

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Summary

The Echo Spring Housepit site (48CR6979) represents an Opal phase Archaic

occupation southeast of Wamsutter, Wyoming in the Washakie Basin, which lies in the

southern portion of the Great Divide Basin. Two housepits and external features are located in

a sand dune on the west facing slope of a 'low ridge between two draws. The two housepits are

located immediately next to one another and each exhibits evidence of multiple occupations.

Radiocarbon ages range from 4480 to 5670 BP and represent three separate occupations. The

site is named for Echo spring, which is located approximately two miles to the southwest.


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POLLEN ANALYSIS AT THE ECHO SPRING HOUSEPIT SITE (48CR6979), WYOMING. Linda Scott Cummings. 2006 ( tDAR id: 379393) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8NS0TCV


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