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Around the World May/June 2021

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Around the World May/June 2021

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(Lynn Gamble/Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History Collection)

Letter from California May/June 2012

A New Look at the Donner Party

The Native American perspective on a notorious chapter in American history is being revealed by the excavation and study of a pioneer campsite

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Around the World January/February 2012

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Digs & Discoveries Nov 01, 2011

3-D Scanning on the Cheap

A technological marriage between archaeology and video gaming may beget crisp, 3-D virtual renderings from ancient excavation sites that will one day help archaeologists better track the progression of digs, record the locations of artifacts, and even beam images to remote researchers who can consult on fieldwork.

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Digs & Discoveries Jul 01, 2011

Early Americans Went Coastal

Stone tools found at three sites in California's Channel Islands show that a group of people adapted to coastal living had moved into North America by about 12,200 years ago.

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Features May 01, 2011

Gearing Up at the Desert Training Center

he Mojave Desert was once the largest training ground in the history of warfare. In 1942 and 1943, a million soldiers passed through the Desert Training Center (DTC), or California/Arizona Maneuver Area, 28,000 square miles where an inexperienced American military learned to operate in a harsh environment...

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Features Jan 01, 2011

Hunter-Gatherer Landscape - California

Construction of vast solar farms in the deserts of southeastern California is threatening to permanently erase prehistoric Native American sites.

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