Appraisal of the Archeological and Paleontological Resources of the Badwater Reservoir Site, Fremont County, Wyoming
The Badwater Reservoir is a project of the Bureau of Reclamation. An archeological reconnaissance of the Badwater Reservoir area was undertaken by the Missouri Basin Project, Smithsonian Institution, in July 1951. The field party consisted of Franklin Fenenga, archeologist and J. Mett Shippee, field assistant. Dr. Theodore E. White, geologist for the Missouri Basin Project, completed a paleontological reconnaissance of the area in the summer of 1947 and the results have been printed. Investigations have been limited to field reconnaissance.
This report gives a brief overview of the Badwater Reservoir Site’s archaeological history, a map of the site and location specifics.
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Cite this Record
Appraisal of the Archeological and Paleontological Resources of the Badwater Reservoir Site, Fremont County, Wyoming. Franklin Fenenga, Frank H. Roberts, Jr.. 1952 ( tDAR id: 40458) ; doi:10.6067/XCV82V2J76
56013 (Fips Code) • Badlands • Bighorn Mountains, Wyoming • Fremont (County) • North America (Continent) • Snyder Draw • United States of America (Country) • Wind River Formation • Wyoming (State / Territory)
min long: -110.054; min lat: 42.261 ; max long: -107.501; max lat: 44.009 ;
Individual & Institutional Roles
Contact(s): Anne Vawser
Principal Investigator(s): Franklin Fenenga
Sponsor(s): Smithsonian Institution
NADB document id number(s): 900138
NADB citation id number(s): 000000111451
General Note: Two other relative tDAR resources were created in the past by the National Archaeological Database. All useful and important information has been combined into this current resource.
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