The Water Canyon Paleoindian Site

Interdisciplinary Research in West-Central New Mexico

Research at the Water Canyon Paleoindian site began with the initial documentation of the site in 2001 by Escondida Research Group (Dello-Russo 2002). Subsequent, and more sustained, investigations began in the spring of 2008, and then continued during both the spring and the fall of 2009 (Dello-Russo 2010), and during spring field sessions in 2010, 2012 and 2013. The Water Canyon site (LA134764) is located in west-central New Mexico, on lands managed by the Energetic Materials Testing and Research Center (EMRTC), a division of the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Socorro, New Mexico (As such, the property on which the site is located has restricted public access.
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The Water Canyon Site (LA134764)