TITLE

THE CLIMATOLOGY OF THE KEN-CARYL RANCH ARCHAEOLOGICAL DISTRICT

AUTHOR(S)
Tate, William H.
PUB. DATE
January 1997
SOURCE
Archaeological Investigations at the Ken-Caryl Ranch, Colorado;1997, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
A chapter from the book "Archaeological Investigations at the Ken-Caryl Ranch, Colorado" is presented. It analyzes the climatology of the Ken-Caryl Ranch archaeological district to determine precipitation and temperature averages in the area for comparison with other nearby locations. It examines the area's seasonal weather and discusses its slipper-shaped warm air pocket and its significant aspects including Chinook winds that reduce snow cover in much of the Boulder-Denver-Waterton pocket.
ACCESSION #
28677723

 

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