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  • North 'plaza' in Cahokia was likely inundated year-round, study finds

    Photo of Mound 14 surrounded by water

    The study focused on the north plaza, an expanse at a low elevation that is almost always inundated with water.

    Photo courtesy Caitlin Rankin


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  • Editor’s notes

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    The paper “The exceptional environmental setting of the north plaza, Cahokia Mounds, Illinois, USA” is available online and from the U. of I. News Bureau.

    DOI: 10.1080/00438243.2022.2077824