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Kaetan Cave

AZ: Coconino Co., 1460 m


Synonyms: Tse'an Kaetan

Kaetan CaveAge. Mead et al. (2005): Mid and late Wisconsin, with Holocene archaic archaeological material also present. Much of the cave surface is Rancholabrean in age. Harrington's Mountain Goat dung occurred on the surface (14,220 ± 320 BP, 18,290 ± 1,400 BP); dung at the 25-30 cm level dated 30,600 ± 1800 BP. Remains attributed to a late Wisconsin owl roost were present.

General Description. Cave with archaeological material and Wisconsin-age faunal materials (Mead et al. 2005).


Marmota flaviventris—Yellow-belled Marmot (Mead et al. 2005)
Oreamnos harringtoni—Harrington's Mountain Goat (Mead et al. 2005)

Literature. Mead et al. 2005.


Last Update: 27 Dec 2012