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NM: Rio Arriba Co. 1830 m.


Location of the Abiquiu site.Age. Late Rancholabrean (Morgan and Lucas 2005).

General Description. Abiquiu Dam on Rio Chama, about 10 km northwest of Abiquiu (Morgan and Lucas 2005).

Discussion. Fossils encountered during "massive valley-floor excavations for a dam on the Chama River immediately above Abiquiu" (Simpson 1963:583). Stratigraphic occurrences and associations of the materials are unknown (Simpson 1963).


Mammuthus sp.—Mammoth

Bison antiquus—Ancient Bison

Euceratherium collinum—Shrub-ox

Literature. Morgan and Lucas 2005; Simpson 1963.


Last Update: 4 Oct 2008