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Arthur Lakes

Added by yongli on 05/03/2017 - 14:22, last changed on 12/29/2017 - 07:50

Arthur Lakes

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Arthur Lakes (1844–1917) was an English naturalist who discovered dinosaur bones near Morrison in 1877, setting off the “dinosaur bone rush” in Colorado and the American West. Additionally, his research on mineral deposits and extraction methods proved essential to the region’s mining industry. An...

Dinosaur Ridge

Added by yongli on 11/05/2015 - 15:41, last changed on 09/30/2022 - 07:41
Stretching north from Morrison to just south of Golden , Dinosaur Ridge became famous for the dinosaur fossils and tracks discovered there in 1877. The discoveries, which included the world’s first known Stegosaurus and Apatosaurus fossils, helped launch a “dinosaur rush” in the late nineteenth...

Roxborough State Park Archaeological District

Added by yongli on 05/19/2017 - 13:17, last changed on 04/16/2020 - 09:19
The Roxborough State Park Archaeological District contains one historic homestead and a variety of prehistoric rockshelters and campsites dating back to at least the Early Archaic period (5500–3000 BCE). It is located at the southern end of the valley between the hogback ridge and the foothills,...
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