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Prehistoric Scratchpad

~The area in between two lakes at the continental divide. Site where Brown's Valley Man was buried.


10,000 Years Ago[]

Earlier History[]

  • Lake Agassiz is at its greatest extent 21,000 Years ago
  • Lake Agassiz shrinks, but it extends southward along the present day Red River Valley 16,000 years ago.
  • Warran River starts flowing 13,700 years ago.
  • Lake Agassiz drains to arctic ocean - ocean level rise causes the Younger Dryas? 13,000 years ago.
  • Younger Dryas starts 12,000 years ago.
  • Holocene begins 11,600 years ago
  • Lake Agassiz has permanent outlet to the North - River Warren ceases to flow, Traverse Gap formed, 11,400 years ago.
  • End of Younger Dryas 10,700 years ago, ice age ends

Later History[]

  • Brown's Valley Man buried 9000 years ago. He was buried with Closom and Folsom type tools.

Modern History[]


Traverse Gap Web Pages[]

Traverse Gap In the News[]


Google Street View[]

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