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Contact: M.B. Reilly
University of Cincinnati

Camp Fire of Prehistoric Pueblo Construction Stones

Caption: Camp fires built in Kaibob National Forest routinely make use of stones once used for prehistoric pueblo construction. Exposure to the fire's heat makes chemical analysis and carbon dating difficult.

Credit: Ryan Washam

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