PAL Expedition Captured in 3D Photography
PAL archeologists join with Scout Troop 400 on a PAL Expedition to the Magnolia Ridge Site. The scouts get a real taste of archeology in action and you can dig right along with them. Click on the thumbnail photos to view larger 3D images.
NOTE: You will need to use a pair of 3D glasses for the full effect. There were several pair included in the August 1998 issue of National Geographic magazine if you have one available.
|Scout Troop 400 and the Archeology Inc. Expedition Team at Magnolia Ridge, a dual component Mississippian and Archaic Period Prehistoric Site.||The little Scout mascot and the Scoutmaster are a great team on the screen as field archeologist Steve Smith feeds the dirt to them.|
|The Archeology Inc. Expeditionary forces gather around the first test unit area ready and willing to excavate some soil.||Boy Scout leader observes the field archeologist showing scouts how to record data from a test unit.|
|All hands grab a shovel, it's the primary tool of the archeologist, can you dig it?||Field archeologist, Steve Smith, finishes cleaning the profile view of the test unit so it can be photographed and sketched|
|Scout Troop 400 engaged in prehistoric archeology at the Magnolia Ridge Site.||Caleb Curren and the Scoutmaster look on as Steve Smith records test unit data for the scouts.|
|Scouts busy screening test unit dirt for prehistoric artifacts.||Steve Smith explains to a scout how to use a Munsell color code card for recording the soil characteristics of a test unit.|
|It takes teamwork to do a good and thorough job as all hands pitch in.||The dirt flies furiously as Scouts industriously back-fill one of the test units at Magnolia Ridge.|
|Looking over the shoulder of a scout as he examines a potsherd just recovered from his screen||Caleb Curren sums up the days activity. "Whats the first thing you learned about archeology?" The Scouts replied, "Its hard work & but really fun!"|
|Archeology Inc. Director, Caleb Curren, identifies a prehistoric potsherd for one of the inquisitive scouts.||Archeologist, Caleb Curren, escorts the Scouts and their adult leaders out of the wilderness of Magnolia Ridge.|
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