Some areas in peril from the Cohoke reservoir will be searched for Indian items (Virginia)
The complex of sites promises such a rich potential for discoveries that one archaeologist likens it to a research park.
The thinly settled patchwork of fields and forests abounds with stone tools and other traces left by centuries of Indian inhabitants at places that could be imperiled by a reservoir approved for construction last year.
The area also is home to three modern-day Indian tribes that strongly opposed the reservoir.
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