Animas-La Plata Archaeology Project

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13min 18sec

When the Animas-La Plata water storage project in southwestern Colorado is completed in a few years, Ridges Basin will be covered with water. Archaeologists have just three more summers to learn as much as they can about the Ancestral Puebloans who once lived there.Jim Potter, an archaeologist with SWCA Environmental Consultants, talks about the excavation.