Little Salt Spring, Florida: A Unique Underwater Site

@article{Clausen1979LittleSS,
  title={Little Salt Spring, Florida: A Unique Underwater Site},
  author={C. Clausen and A. D. Cohen and C. Emiliani and J. Holman and J. Stipp},
  journal={Science},
  year={1979},
  volume={203},
  pages={609 - 614}
}
Little Salt Spring in southwest Florida, consisting of a shallow, water-filled basin above a deep, vertical underwater cavern, was a freshwater cenote in the peninsula's drier past. It collected and preserved perishable organic artifacts and other evidence of Paleo-Indian and Archaic Indian origin ranging in age from 12,000 to 9000 and from 6800 to 5200 years ago. An Archaic Period cemetery containing an estimated 1000 burials occupies an adjoining muck-filled slough and presently drowned… Expand
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