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NM: Socorro Co.: 34°04'N, 107°37'W; 2124 m.


Location of the VLA site.Age. Late Wisconsin. Radiocarbon dates range from 11,455 to 23,070 BP (Morgan and Lucas 2005).

General Description. Grounds of the Very Large Array (VLA), a series of radiotelescopes operated by National Radio Astronomy Observatory, about 35 km west of Magdalena (Morgan et al. 2009).


Osteichthyes—Bony Fish (Morgan and Lucas 2005)
Ambystoma sp.—Tiger Salamanders (Morgan and Lucas 2005)
Lithobates sp.—Leopard Frogs (Morgan and Lucas 2005)
Kinosternon sp.—Mud Turtle (Morgan and Lucas 2005)
Anatidae—Duck (Morgan et al. 2009)
Mammuthus columbi—Columbian Mammoth (Morgan et al. 2009)
†Camelidae—Camels (Morgan and Lucas 2005)
Microtus sp.—Vole (Morgan and Lucas 2005)
Ondatra zibethicus—Common Muskrat (Morgan and Lucas 2005)

Literature. Morgan and Lucas 2005; Morgan et al. 2009.


Last Update: 6 July 2010