Panaca Summit Archeological District

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Panaca Summit Archeological District
Nearest city Panaca, Nevada
Area 7,040 acres (2,850 ha)
Governing body Federal
NRHP Reference # 90000362[1]
Added to NRHP March 19, 1990

The Panaca Summit Archeological District, near Panaca, Nevada is a 7,040-acre (2,850 ha) area that was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1990. It included 74 contributing sites.[1] Archeological sites are listed on the National Register for their potential to provide important information in the future.

Some of the sites were investigated in 1986-1987 in connection with a construction project that was to lay fiber optic cable through the area.[2]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ Robert G. Elston and Kenneth Juell (1987). "Archaeological Investigations at Panaca Summit". Nevada Bureau of Land Management.