Minnesota Prairie Lake Region

Southwestern Minnesota Archaeology: 12, 000 Years in the Prairie Lake Region

Afinson, Scott F
This book explores the cultures of the inhabitants of southwestern Minnesota's Prairie Lake region, which encompasses the upper Minnesota River Valley, prior to European exploration. The author discusses the Prairie Lake environment, including glacial geology, hydrology, climate, paleoecology, vegetation, and fauna. Subsequent chapters cover the early prehistoric, middle prehistoric and late prehistoric archaeological periods. And extensive bibliography is appended.
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