Interesting places near you

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arildno said:
Cool!
Mint condition, or what?
They vary in condition most have some definition.
 
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Arildno, what are the laws of," treasure trove", in your country ?
 
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wolram said:
Arildno, what are the laws of," treasure trove", in your country ?
Some convoluted version of finder's keepers, I think, but I cannot say for sure.
 
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wolram said:
They vary in condition most have some definition.
Can some of them be dated?
 
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arildno said:
Some convoluted version of finder's keepers, I think, but I cannot say for sure.
I think the laws in our country are crazy, most if not all sites like the roman
fort site are protected, which i agree with whole heartedly, but most of the
archeaology under way is," salvage archeaology", which means only doing a
dig if the site is in danger, ie from development, so most of these sites will rot away.
 
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arildno said:
Can some of them be dated?
Yes the dates cover the occupation time of the fort.
 
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wolram said:
I think the laws in our country are crazy, most if not all sites like the roman
fort site are protected, which i agree with whole heartedly, but most of the
archeaology under way is," salvage archeaology", which means only doing a
dig if the site is in danger, ie from development, so most of these sites will rot away.
That's the way in Norway as well.
Simply put, not sufficient means are given to archeologists to dig out interesting sites in a sufficient time-span. I agree, it is very sad.

I think, however, that the archeologists themselves are somewhat to blame here, sitting and waiting for public means.
After all, the great archeological excavations during the 19th century were all privately financed; maybe the archeologists themselves should try to garner interest for their subject among the very rich.
 
but one thing has always confused me.

norway the land of mid-night sun!
how can u see it?
 
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arildno said:
That's the way in Norway as well.
Simply put, not sufficient means are given to archeologists to dig out interesting sites in a sufficient time-span. I agree, it is very sad.

I think, however, that the archeologists themselves are somewhat to blame here, sitting and waiting for public means.
After all, the great archeological excavations during the 19th century were all privately financed; maybe the archeologists themselves should try to garner interest for their subject among the very rich.
An example of our laws. If archeaology is discovered on a site that is being developed the owner of that site foots the bill for the dig, even if it is a private
owner.
 
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I have a few very secret Native American sites near me, I won't even go near them if people are around. I have found quite a few artifacts.
A few years back the Army corp made a flood plain in a local city field, they claim they didn't know that the little over grown hills there were burial mounds, until they washed away*. As kids we knew they were there, and we were told they were protected, and not to mess with them.

* the remains have now been re-interred
 
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hypatia said:
I have a few very secret Native American sites near me, I won't even go near them if people are around. I have found quite a few artifacts.
A few years back the Army corp made a flood plain in a local city field, they claim they didn't know that the little over grown hills there were burial mounds, until they washed away*. As kids we knew they were there, and we were told they were protected, and not to mess with them.

* the remains have now been re-interred
What sort of stuff have you found hypatia ?????
 
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Oregon Vortex

Some day I intend to explore this place, it's only 4 hours drive from where I live...

oregon vortex
 
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Kerrie said:
Some day I intend to explore this place, it's only 4 hours drive from where I live...

oregon vortex
Does Ivan know about this place ? looks cool, you will have to tell all
after you have been.
 
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I have found pottery, grinding bowls, war hammers, bird points,arrow heads, copper bits. I plan to leave it as a collection to a Michigan tribal museum, along with the site layout map I've made.
 
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Kerrie said:
Some day I intend to explore this place, it's only 4 hours drive from where I live...

oregon vortex
Never been there, but have visited the exact same thing outside of Columbia Falls, MT...
House of Mystery
 
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Janus said:
Never been there, but have visited the exact same thing outside of Columbia Falls, MT...
House of Mystery
Did you find an explanation ??
 
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The Florida http://www.dep.state.fl.us/parks/OPG/paynesprairie/photos/visitors/PAP-LaChuaTrail-DominickMartino.jpg [Broken] State Reserve Park is quite an interesting place. Coming from the interstate and from a local highway, the entire area is a flat freshwater swamp.

Quite beautiful, actually. I have to check it out later during a weekend.
 
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Since my Dad used to work here for a Conservative Member of Parliament, I had a pass so that I could go anywhere.:biggrin: I felt so special. Beautiful building, if you ever come to Ottawa be sure to take a tour.
 

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