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Appraisal of the Archeological and Paleontological Resources of the Fort Randall Reservoir, South Dakota: Supplement

Author(s): Robert B. Cumming, Jr.

Year: 1953

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Summary

The purpose of this supplemental report is to summarize the archeological and paleontological work accomplished in the Fort Randall area by the Missouri Basin Project and the cooperating agencies since the issuance of the Preliminary Appraisal of the Archeological and Paleontological Resources of the Fort Randall Reservoir. South Dakota, September, 1947. This includes archaeological survey in the years 1950, 1951,and 1952. Examination of identified sites took place in 1951 and 1952. In total, these investigations identified 36 sites, of which 9 are earth-lodge village sites, 8 are camp or village sites, 17 are camp sites, 1 is a historic burial site, and 1 was a pigment quarry. These identified sites bring the total sites identified in the project area to 161. The report includes descriptions of those 36 sites, and which of the 161 sites in the project area were analyzed, as well as recommendations for further analysis of sites.


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Appraisal of the Archeological and Paleontological Resources of the Fort Randall Reservoir, South Dakota: Supplement. Robert B. Cumming, Jr.. 1953 ( tDAR id: 89716) ; doi:10.6067/XCV86D5W3F


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min long: -100.581; min lat: 42.837 ; max long: -98.069; max lat: 44.549 ;

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Contact(s): Anne Vawser

Prepared By(s): Smithsonian Institution ; Missouri Basin Project

Submitted To(s): National Parks Service ; River Basin Recreation Survey


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NADB document id number(s): 920404

NADB citation id number(s): 000000118764

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Contact(s): Anne Vawser

Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America