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Antiquities Act

Added by yongli on 05/03/2016 - 15:16, last changed on 10/26/2022 - 19:41
The Antiquities Act, enacted in 1906, was the United States’ first federal law recognizing the importance and value of the places and objects that represent the country’s history and prehistory. The act provided for protection of archaeological and historic sites, and gave the President authority...

Dinosaur National Monument

Added by yongli on 10/22/2015 - 12:22, last changed on 11/20/2019 - 12:37
Located southeast of the Uinta Mountains at the confluence of the Yampa and Green Rivers on the Utah-Colorado border, Dinosaur National Monument is a federally protected area where dinosaur fossils can be found. The monument is one of the few places in the United States where such fossils can still...
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