Archeology E-Gram 25 January 2005
- January 25, 2005
Archeology website receives award.
The Archeology program website, <http://www.cr.nps.gov/aad/> has been
selected for the 3clix Seal of Excellence Award due to a superior rating of
informational content. 3clix describes itself as the web’s only Ratings
Library,a unique reference source for Net users based on expert-rated
sites. Their mission is: “To save users time and effort in finding the most
reliable, top-rated information available on the Internet.” 3clix assists
people in finding information they need, especially when time is of the
essence and unreliable information could result in added risk or harm.
3clix does this by having experts in each topic area rate and recommend the
top-five most reliable sites available in a given topic, and makes it
accessible from virtually any wired and wireless device worldwide. To find
the NPS Archeology webpage featured on 3clix, go to:
Coso Rock Art feature.
We are pleased to announce the newest feature in the Discover Archeology
series: Coso Rock Art. Begin your visit of the Coso Rock Art feature on
our home page: http://www.cr.nps.gov/aad/. The Coso Rock Art District is a
National Historic Landmark located deep in the U.S. Navy's testing station
at China Lake in California. More than 20,000 images and associated sites
comprise one of America's most impressive petroglyphic and archeological
complexes. Come explore the long history of the Coso people and the
meanings they inscribed in stone. (The full Discover Archeology series is
on-line at http://www.cr.nps.gov/aad/public/discover.htm.)
Federal Archeology Program Report to Congress.
In January 2005 the Departmental Consulting Archeologist distributed a
request for data on Federal agency archeological activities that were
conducted or required in FY2004. These data are utilized in the
preparation of the Secretary’s Report to Congress on the Federal Archeology
Program. The deadline for submission of data is March 31, 2005.
Questionnaires and forms for submitting information are available on the
Archeology Program website at www.cr.nps.gov/aad/src/forms.htm. For
further information on the Federal Archeology Program Report to Congress or
the data solicitation for FY2004, contact Dr. Karen Mudar, Archeology
Program, NPS, at (202) 354-2103; fax (202) 371-5102; email:
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