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Edwards Air Force Base, Lakes Rogers and Thompson

Kern Co.


Location of Edwards Air Force Base

Age. Rancholabrean; possibly in part early Holocene (Jefferson 2014).

Description. Edwards Air Force Base lies within the basin of Pleistocene Lake Thompson; several playas, including Rogers Lake and Rosamond Lake, are remnants. A number of localities within the basin are included here. Homo sapiens remains are included, but not listed below.


Mammuthus sp.—Mammoths (Jefferson 2014: ?)
Dipodomys sp.—Kangaroo Rats (Jefferson 2014)
Neotoma sp.—Woodrats (Jefferson 2014)
Lepus sp.—Jack Rabbits (Jefferson 2014)
Sylvilagus sp.—Cottontails (Jefferson 2014)
Equus sp.— (Jefferson 2014)
Camelops sp.— (Jefferson 2014: ?)
Hemiauchenia sp.— (Jefferson 2014)

Literature. Jefferson 2014.


Last Update: 13 Apr 2015